Announcing free software graphics drivers for Intel i965 chipset

Eric Anholt eric at
Thu Aug 10 13:23:26 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 09:17 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:
> 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).

Right, this was in response to a question about i855 TV out
specifically.  The i915 integrated TV out support I should end up doing
in modesetting pretty soon, hopefully.

Eric Anholt                             anholt at
eric at                         eric.anholt at
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