The X Strike Force needs you! Thanks to the kernel team’s work on
getting DRM stuff backported to
and thanks to Sven’s work on preparing both
binaries are now available for users to try out!
One should note I’m a bit uncomfortable with publishing those binaries since I wasn’t able to test those packages myself (I haven’t got such hardware at the moment), but Sven reported it was working fine for him, and I received another successful report from a daring user (thanks, Duck!).
Given the current
I’ve built i386 and amd64 binaries (using
source from there),
which are available through
my people.debian.org page.
packages can be found in
Please keep in mind those are meant to be experimental
packages. Depending on your hardware, you might have to download and
some firmware. Details
can be read
in this message,
in that one,
in that other one
(which arrived when I started writing this blog post, nice; that
also means you may want to keep an eye on that thread). I guess
versioning might be reworked at some point, you might have to manually
unstable packages once they hit the
archive, but early testers probably are going to find their way,
Feedback appreciated through
debian-x@. Thanks already!