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"The Linux 3.0 kernel is finally in good shape for the Sandy Bridge hardware we commonly test with, after earlier having a semaphores bug and other problems. These components were tested in their stock configuration and then when building the Intel X.Org driver with the --enable-sna flag to benefit from the Sandy Bridge New Acceleration architecture.

"Intel introduced this faster acceleration architecture in early June, which was quick to receive a variety of improvements, and it has still been receiving a continual stream of bug-fixes and other optimizations. "

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