----- "Ilyes Gouta" <ilyes.gouta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi John,
> I updated my Fedora 11 laptop (an old Thinkpad R50e, Pentium-M, w/
> intel 855G integrated graphics), latest Fedora kernel 220.127.116.11-64 and
Well, having i855 here too, and frankly, xorg-x11-drv-intel+libdrm+kernel
combination at F-11 was really horrible one. Upgrading to Rawhide seems to
fixed it. I don't see any crash/hang for a some time.
> I still have the Xv video acceleration locking up the entire machine
> as soon as I start a video playback.
Well, Xv's still now working at all when KMS is enabled (and when is
disabled the whole system hangs at start :).
But there's patch http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20901
you might wanna test it -- looked good.
> I dug a bit actually and I'm not
> sure anymore if it's the kernel or the intel xorg driver which is
> causing this issue (I'd say the former).
Indeed. Perhaps you may try to rebuild Rawhide kernel for F-11 and
test it? (Not that I knew what happens when you do so.)
> I'm pretty sure about the
> lockup though. I'm going to try gather more information and then may
> be report a bug on bugzilla.redhat.com.
> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 4:05 PM, John Reiser <jreiser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> The title says it all. How about that? We really need it for old
> >> h/w such as an i855 for example.
> > Enumerate the reasons, please. ÂWhich _specific_ bugs or features
> have been
> > improved elsewhere but not in F11? ÂWhy are they important to you
> > others?
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