Fedora 14 and "Sandy Bridge" graphics

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Sun Jun 12 23:59:52 UTC 2011

Am 13.06.2011 01:54, schrieb Genes MailLists:
> On 06/12/2011 12:00 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> is there any clean way to get newer intel-graphics drivers
>> on fedora 14? performance is horrible and under kde the
>> desktop often hangs for some seconds
>> this is nothing i would expect with http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52213
>   I have done this and its working - I've used rawhide with 2.6.39
> kernel and also F15. See my comments below. I'll describe what you need
> to do using subset of F15.

this forces a GLIBC-Upgrade, see my others posts

>   You need newer kernel, xorg* and mesa*.

and GLIBC from F15 on F14
this does not work

>   If you pull these from f15 you'll find that the compiler has changed -
> and you will need a newer compiler - which is fine.
>   You'll also need - as you discovered newer glibc - which is also fine.
>   Back up your system - and then do this:
>    yum --releasever=15 install kernel* xorg* mesa* perf*
>  You'll need to so something like:
>   yum  --releasever=15 update kernel* xorg* mesa* perf*
>   yum update
> to do your updates so you keep picking up just the F15 pieces you need

this means change the whole core-system to an undefined state
in the worst case this will damage your whole setup or future-security-updates
are not possible if dependencies are changing again

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