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Re: New computer planned

Am Dienstag, 21. Februar 2012 schrieb Celejar:
> Curt Howland <Howland@Priss.com> wrote:
> ...
> > It is my understanding that the Intel-based graphics cards work
> > perfectly well with the standard Linux drivers, if you want to stay
> > purely open-source.
> That's what everyone says, but it's not as true as it might be. Squeeze
> is shipping X stuff / drivers that cause GPU crashes on my (2007 era)
> Thinkpad T61 with Intel GM965 graphics:
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=44478

Did you every try with backported X stuff and drivers if available? Or 

Squeeze stuff is rather old by now.

Well as for what you´d buy today: The Intel drivers work quite well for 
Sandybridge in the meanwhile.

Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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