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Recommended update for XFree86

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for XFree86 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (20c5b5223ede6aeb6c1041f8d33b0dd0)

Applies to

Package: XFree86-Mesa
XFree86-Mesa-devel
XFree86-server
XFree86-server-glx
XFree86-driver-options
km_drm
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10690
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All users of Intel 915G/915GM/945G graphics chips should consider to upgrade.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • This Intel driver update adds 3D support to the Intel 915G/915GM/945G graphics chipsets.
  • Added optional calibrated mode to elographics input driver.
  • Ignore host bridges, from which the target bus is not known, on all platforms.
  • Added ibmasm input driver.
  • Added evdev input driver with absolute coordinate patches.
  • Fixed Xserver crash in glx module.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh XFree86-Mesa.rpm XFree86-Mesa-devel.rpm XFree86-server.rpm XFree86-server-glx.rpm XFree86-driver-options.rpm km_drm.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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