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Re: 915resolution enhancement (by SUSE)



On Saturday, February 16, 2008 4:48 pm Bob Arendt wrote:
> Callum Lerwick wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 20:41 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >> FYI, 915resolution is obsolete, users should be using the "intel" driver
> >> with native modesetting these days, and the old "i180" driver will be
> >> gone entirely
> >> in Fedora 9.
> >
> > Does that mean the intel driver works on 830M now? Because last I tried,
> > the version in F8 didn't. Do I need to be testing rawhide on my laptop
> > so I'm not SOL on release?
>
> That would be a good idea.  I was in the same boat - intel doesn't work for
> me in F8, but fortunately it *does* (for 2D) when tested with F9-alpha
> rawhide. Dell Inspiron 1100, video = Intel Corp. 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE
> Chipset

We fixed some i830 bugs recently, so hopefully things will work for you.  If 
not, we'd like to hear about it so we can get it fixed up before release...

Thanks,
Jesse


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