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Old 09-19-2006, 06:17 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by kellinjar
I think dri perhaps is on hold because intel open sourced their drivers. that means the 3 major graphics cards all have linux drivers now, and the necessity of dri is perhaps lessened a bit. I'm not sure if thats the reason, but its my theory.
Thank you! Can this be confirmed by anyone?
Old 09-19-2006, 06:19 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Tino27
Rumor had it that the 915resolution application was also supposed to be eventually incorporated into X, but I still have to run it when I boot my laptop in order to get 1400x1050.

However, it seems like the 915 driver was included with X 6.9/7.0 as I no longer have to worry about loading the driver manually like I used to.
I never have had to load it manually - only to get Xgl working more or less. But then - how is it? Are the DRI snapshots an unecessity today?


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