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XFree86.org: XFree86 4.4 Released

Mar 01, 2004, 00:30 (35 Talkback[s])

From the What's New section of the Release Notes:

  • "Several stability issues with the support for the Intel 830M, 845G, 852GM, 855GM and 865G integrated graphics chipsets have been fixed. Some limitations related to the driver's use of the video BIOS remain, especially for some laptops.
  • "The nv driver for NVIDIA cards has been updated as follows:
    • "Support added to the nv driver for the GeForce FX 5700, which didn't work with XFree86 4.3.
    • "The driver now does a much better job of auto-detecting which connector of dual output cards the monitor is attached to, and this should reduce or eliminate the need for manual XF86Config overrides.
    • "The 2D acceleration for TNT and GeForce has been completely rewritten and its performance should be substantially improved.
    • "TNT and GeForce cards have a new Xv PutImage adaptor which does scaled YUV bit blits.

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