[packages/xorg-xserver-server] P: xorg-driver-video-modesetting, xorg-driver-video

Jacek Konieczny jajcus at jajcus.net
Thu Nov 24 09:00:50 CET 2016

On 2016-11-23 23:12, Elan Ruusamäe wrote:
> On 23.11.2016 17:16, atler wrote:
>>   # Usual desktop setups need least one video driver to run, see
>> xorg.log which one exactly
>>   Suggests:    xorg-driver-video
>> +Provides:    xorg-driver-video
>> +Provides:    xorg-driver-video-modesetting
> nono no, do not provide "xorg-driver-video"!
> it's virtual package indicating "any video driver"

But in some cases (like newer Intel cards) the 
xorg-driver-video-modesetting, included in the server package, is the 
best driver one can use. xorg-driver-video-intel is not really 
maintained any more and doesn't work properly with Skylake chips.


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