i810 driver scope

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Mon Apr 16 06:35:41 PDT 2007

On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Andrew McMillan wrote:

>>  plus the /etc/default/ settings? But the 915resolution-fix would work
>> with the intellinux intel driver, which I am currently using?
> I'm not sure which driver will be released with Feisty, but I think it
> is unlikely that it will be the -intel one.  Probably it will be an
> earlier -i810-modesetting one.  The -intel driver is nearly ready for
> release, as far as I can see (I'm not a developer, just an avid
> watcher :-)  - the most recent version was an "RC5" I think.

7.04 will release with -intel replacing the old -i810-modesetting version. 
The default will still be -i810, but the new driver is there for those who 
need it.


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