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Re: updated X drivers in etch+1/2?



On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 09:11:05AM +0100, Brice Goglin wrote:
> David Nusinow wrote:
> > It looks like we still need an -ati backport, although I really don't know
> > what the best route to take for this. That driver has undergone so many
> > changes, I'm not sure what we can realistically backport.
> >   
> 
> Agreed. I think ati 6.6.3 was considered a good release. From what I saw
> in the BTS, 6.6.19x didn't improve many things and even broke some. Most
> new board support was only added very recently in 6.7.19x, but radeonhd
> already take care of most of them.
> 
> It's probably worth backporting 0c26806245381b925b73ff9f3b747e3dcf0ebd6f
> (old rv380 pci id added recently) and I can have a look at the git
> history to find some trivial fixes if needed.
> 
> Michel Danzer's opinion will probably be helpful anyway.

For what it's worth, this was my sense as well. I'm eager to hear from
Michel though.

 - David Nusinow


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