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#1 2012-07-16 19:14:24

From: Seattle, WA
Registered: 2010-08-19
Posts: 38

Return of the xf86-video-intel package? … deo-intel/

I noticed the 2.20.0 of the Intel driver is up in testing, as a non-suffixed package. Does this mean that the package split into xf86-video-intel-uxa and xf86-video-intel-sna from a week or two ago is being merged (possibly by compiling both into the same driver, an option only enabled through post-2.19 git commits)?

Last edited by STUART (2012-07-16 19:14:43)


#2 2012-07-16 19:21:34

Registered: 2009-08-25
Posts: 3,573

Re: Return of the xf86-video-intel package?

Yep, exactly as you said, the new package has both accel methods in one driver. UXA is default, to use SNA create /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf

Section "Device"
    Identifier  "Intel Graphics"
    Driver      "intel"
    Option      "AccelMethod"  "sna"


#3 2012-07-19 23:04:11

From: Cymru
Registered: 2011-11-27
Posts: 6,082

Re: Return of the xf86-video-intel package?

Thanks, Gusar. It wasn't clear to me what to do with the instructions pacman spat out and the wiki still has the two-package installation in mind.

[I'm not using testing but I assume the package has just made it to stable.]

Last edited by cfr (2012-07-19 23:04:48)

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#4 2012-08-08 16:38:08

Registered: 2010-04-03
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Re: Return of the xf86-video-intel package?

I just ran xf86-video-intel-git just about this time that the xf86-video-intel-sna and uxa came out.  Git seems stable enough, I wonder if I should switch back to the xf86-video-intel?

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