xf86-video-intel-2.6.3 and xorg-server-1.6.1 … a big fail

xf86-video-intel-2.6.3 — why do you cause so many problems? Ever since the transition from slow console switching (3 – 5 secs) to fast kernel mode switching (<< 1 sec) you insist on crashing when I kill X.org. Perhaps it's just me — perhaps I'm one of the unfortunate few that cannot have a perfect working system. NO, I do not want to compile X.org without KMS nor do I want to switch to the legacy intel video driver. *sigh*

I will find a fix but I'm afraid that the solution will be a X.org recompile.

Before you ask, xf86-video-intel-2.7.1 doesn't work at all, so I'll need to wait for a more stable release.



  1. Tuxlcopter
    Posted 26 May, 2009 at 16:54 | Permalink | Reply

    Uhm, who are you talking to?!

    btw, I have absolutely no problems here with xf86-video-intel (running Arch with testing repositories).

    • antonyjepson
      Posted 14 June, 2009 at 13:43 | Permalink | Reply

      Which version of xf86-video-intel are you running? On the next build I will disable KMS and see if it makes a difference.

      • Tuxlcopter
        Posted 14 June, 2009 at 13:54 | Permalink | Reply

        I am using xf86-video-intel- with X.Org X Server

        • antonyjepson
          Posted 14 June, 2009 at 22:14 | Permalink | Reply

          It turned out that KMS was the problem so I am using xf86-video-intel-legacy and xorg-server-1.6.1-1. I also disabled KMS in the kernel.

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