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Posted Friday, 11 September 2009 by Miklos
Tags: en hacking

I gave kernel-mode setting a try today with xorg-server 1.6.1, xf86-video-intel 2.8.1 and kernel 2.6.31.

From the NEWS file:

The driver certainly will work best with an i915 module from a recent kernel (2.6.31) and with kernel-modesetting (KMS, specified by loading i915 with the option "modeset=1").

Here is the result I got.

Given that the Fedora people enabled KMS in 2.6.28, and now the kernel guys say that it's really fine in 2.6.31, I should probably give it a try next time around 2.6.34. ;)