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Re: [opensuse-factory] [TW] Graphics glitches (HD530)
  • From: Peter Suetterlin <P.Suetterlin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2017 14:20:41 +0100
  • Message-id: <20170605132041.2e6titnvwdsqssi7@woodstock.pitnet>
Felix Miata wrote:
Peter Suetterlin composed on 2017-06-05 12:39 (UTC+0100):

So it's the modesetting one.

(*)googling a bit it seems this is a recently ongoing issue, switching to
modesetting. Any word if for TW such a change happened recently?

Check if the pci ID of your gfxchip matches any listed in
/etc/X11/xorg_pci_ids/modesetting.ids.

Obviously it is (8086191B), else it wouldn't use the modesetting one :)

The question rather was has that always been the case or/and has the ranking
of modesetting vs. intel changed lately? Probably not,
rpm -q --changelog xorg-x11-server lists

* Sun May 08 2016 eich@xxxxxxxx
- modesetting.ids:
Add file for PCI IDs of ASICs which the modesetting rather
than the native driver should be used for.
This includes all Intel Gen9+ hardware (boo#978954).

as last relevant change...
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