On Mon, 12 Sep 2011, Owain Ainsworth wrote: > On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 12:31:46AM +0100, Owain Ainsworth wrote: > > I've been sitting on various stages of this update for far too long, > > about time i sent it out. > > > > This updates the rendering code in the in-tree intel driver to much more > > recent versions of the upstream intel driver, while retaining user > > modesetting code (backporting work by me as well as a few openbsd > > specific changes). This fixes many bugs and provides a large speed > > improvement (especially text rendering) on 965 and above chipsets. > > > > A few bugfixes from kettenis@ are also present fixing some nagging > > issues. > > > > This is a prerequisite for support for sandybridge chipsets so it would > > be good to get it into the tree soon. Testing would be much appreciated. > > Instructions follow: > > > > Download the tarball at http://xenocara.org/src/intel_update.tgz > > > > move /usr/xenocara/driver/xf86-video-intel out of the way and untar the > > tgz from xenocara/drivers > > > > cd xf86-video-intel > > make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper obj > > make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper build > > > > Please let me know if you find any issues, otherwise reports of which > > hardware this was testing on to me privately please. > > The driver on the web has been updated to not have the sandybridge > pciids set to match.
The occasional "PGTBL_ER... resetting gpu: done!" message from the kernel I was experiencing in the past seems to have disappeared definitely... Thanks, David