Bug#606939: [squeeze -> 2.6.36 regression] holes in characters rendered on screen in X
John Hughes wrote:
> On 09/02/12 22:53, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>> I hear that the way forward is SNA, which is enabled in the
>> xserver-xorg-video-intel package in experimental.
> SNA? I haven't used SNA for 20 odd years. :-)
A veteran from the IBM world, I see.
>> I don't know if it
>> requires any particular patches on top of linus's master for
>> kernel-side support. cc-ing the Debian intel driver maintainers in
>> case they can give a hint.
> Great! I'll get this fixed in time for my once every 6 years
> machine replacement. :-)
Ok, no word from the Debian X team, so let's take matters into our own
hands. ;-) If you have a chance to try xserver-xorg-video-intel from
experimental (and comment out or remove the debugwait snippet in
xorg.conf), that would be interesting.