Announcing free software graphics drivers for Intel i965 chipset

Lukas Hejtmanek xhejtman at
Thu Aug 10 00:17:57 PDT 2006

On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 04:01:21PM -0700, Eric Anholt wrote:
> The modesetting branch, which affects i830 and up, should do fine for
> your hot-switching of clone mode to a VGA output.  However, it doesn't
> do TV out yet because we haven't written the driver for it.  I can tell
> you that I probably won't be able to get to DVO TV out within the next
> couple of months at least, so this would be a great place for someone
> else to plug in.  The specs should be available online for chrontels,
> which are the only DVO TV-out chipsets I've encountered (had in my
> hands, at least) so far.

However, i915 and later should contain integrated intel tv encoder (and
therefore binary intel driver does not support TV out on i915 and later,
I believe).

Lukáš Hejtmánek

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