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Intel's Poulsbo Driver A Bloody Mess?

Feb 02, 2009, 13:04 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"With the X.Org Poulsbo driver not being actively maintained, it doesn't even build with the latest Linux packages. If things couldn't get worse, the Intel Poulsbo driver depends upon a binary blob. The blob found in this file is called msvdx_fw.bin and if not installed will prevent you from utilizing 3D or video acceleration. Not only is there that headache, but there is also another dependent blob called Xpsb that is required."

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