Announcing free software graphics drivers for Intel i965 chipset

Lukas Hejtmanek xhejtman at
Wed Aug 9 14:00:53 PDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 01:55:49PM -0700, Keith Packard wrote:
> I'm not quite sure what this entails; the chip does a lot of power
> management on its own in terms of shutting down functional units when
> they're not busy. If there are more things to do, we'd love to see them
> get done.

I'm not sure whether this is case of i915 but I imagine decreasing frequency of
graphic core. Regarding to shutting down unused units -- is this the case even
for 852/855 and gma 900/950 or is this related only to the new X3000?

> Not at this time. Of course I'm hoping this will be able to change at
> some point.

More patches would be available :)

Lukáš Hejtmánek

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