Announcing free software drivers for the new Intel? 965GM Express Chipset

Keith Packard keithp at
Sat May 12 18:18:41 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-05-13 at 02:31 +0200, Lukas Hejtmanek wrote:

> I can say, that I can play HD movie in Mpeg2. However, the most disturbing
> is screen tearing due to no wait for retrace when displaying the frame.
> Are you planning something in this field?

I hope this gets fixed eventually, but it's a rather systemic problem as
the X server currently has no way of waiting for the hardware; spinning
is not the most efficient use of the CPU.

This is, however, something which shouldn't take any new hardware
knowledge to fix, so if you are sufficiently motivated...

keith.packard at
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