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Old 06-21-2011, 09:33 AM
Cyril Brulebois
Default Bug#627976: xserver-xorg-video-intel: Patches available in upstream kernel

reassign 627976 src:linux-2.6 2.6.39-2
affects 627976 xserver-xorg-video-intel


quoting in full for the kernel team.

Tarek Soliman <tarek-spam@zeusmail.bounceme.net> (20/06/2011):
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> Version: 2:2.15.0-3
> Followup-For: Bug #627976
> More findings:
> This only seems to happen with SDL applications. (e.g scummvm and dosbox)
> This doesn't happen right away, causing a lot of false hope that it is fixed.
> Good news:
> I found some patches upsteam that seemed to resolve the issue.
> I got linus's kernel
> (git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git)
> and got all commits done to drivers/gpu/drm/i915/ between the 2.6.39
> tag and the latest master I applied all of them to the current kernel
> and recompiled and now the problem doesn't happen.

Many thanks for doing so!

> I am talking about 74 commits and didn't bother to figure out which
> ones are the relevant ones. I takes over an hour for me to recompile
> the kernel every time so I just shotgub debugged by throwing all the
> patches at it.
> I've attached all those patches here in the hopes that someone may
> benefit from this.

A list of commits would have been sufficient. ;-)

With this mail, reassigning to the kernel accordingly.


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