Intel GMA 500 support for 11.10

Posted by lucazade on Ask Ubuntu See other posts from Ask Ubuntu or by lucazade
Published on 2011-06-26T22:26:28Z Indexed on 2011/06/27 8:30 UTC
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I would like to know if the new open-source video driver included in kernel 3.0.x for the Intel GMA 500 will be included by default in the kernel that will be shipped in OO.

The driver support of this GFX chipset has always been poor and mainly community-driven, now finally we have a KMS open-source driver, written by kernel hackers, and actually included in staging kernel repo.

If there is any kind of testing needed there is a mega-thread on Ubuntu Forums with hundreds of users ready to test everything.

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