intel chipset support

Keith Packard keithp at
Sat Apr 1 10:00:08 PST 2006

On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 15:53 +0000, Donald Harter wrote:

> It seems that Intel has provided drivers which are not proprietary yet
> they are not included in the latest distributions.   There are
> comments on the intel site saying that these are provided for developers
> to include in their distributions.  So why isn't it included in the i810
> driver?

Some parts of Intel haven't quite figured out how open source software
is integrated into distributions. They're trying to make sure everything
you need is available, but the stuff you see on the Intel web site is
just a snapshot of what appears in CVS. 

In fact, the code is incorporated into CVS before the files are
placed on the Intel web site, so there's every reason to ignore the

keith.packard at
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