[arch-dev-public] Xorg-server 1.5RC6 enters testing

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 6 22:19:09 EDT 2008

On 8/31/08, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> Xorg-server 1.5RC6 ( enters tesing. This version of
> xorg-server includes input hotplugging using hal, better EXA support and
> less memory usage.
> Note that this version requires an upgrade of all videodrivers.
> All videodrivers shipped with X.Org have been rebuilt to reflect this
> change. Nvidia drivers don't seem to need a rebuild, while AMD's
> catalyst drivers don't support the new X.Org version. Fglrx users should
> not upgrade to this version.
> Please give this version of X.Org an extensive test run and report bugs.

Just an FYI, I'm sure it's upstream, but I'm reporting it here for the
fun of it. Using the radeonhd driver on this laptop, when I close the
lid, the screen corrupts. Switching to a non-X vt and back fixes it,
so it's not a huge issue. I just laughed when I first saw it.

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