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Re: discover-data_2.2010.10.14_i386.changes is NEW

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 09:51:17 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> [Julien Cristau]
> > Which ones would that be?  i810 is so old I'd be surprised if there
> > were still many of those in the field (mine died a couple years
> > back), and all newer chipsets get native modesetting since lenny.
> My Thinkpad X41 and my Dell Latitude D505 both seemed to need it to
> get external output when I tested it a while back.  Got the tip to use

Unless you tested with etch I don't think that's true, and using it on
squeeze is a bad idea as it will mess with hw registers behind the
kernel driver's back.

> it from Werner, and added it to discover-data when it proved to work.
> No idea if it is still useful, so if you say it isn't, we can make the
> entry version dependent.  I guess not all of us have very new
> hardware. :)
I'm not saying very new hardware, I'm saying anything from the last 10
years shouldn't need i810switch.


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