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(In reply to comment #108)
> I don't understand the technical details, so please forgive
> misunderstandings or stupid questions.
> Do I need SNA for the TearFree option? I get stuttering with SNA and
> TearFree, and still get tearing with TearFree without SNA. 
> I created a xorg.conf with only the following:
> Section "Device"
>    Identifier  "Intel Graphics"
>    Driver      "intel"
>    Option      "AccelMethod" "sna"
>    Option      "TearFree" "true"
> EndSection
> Is that the correct way to do it?
> Is there any chance of a fix in the foreseeable future? Or is buying a
> graphics card a good idea at this point?

The stuttering is more or less expected at this point (mostly depends
upon a client stalling due to a readback) as TearFree is just a proof-
of-principle, and only possible with SNA. I plan to finish the
asynchronous implementation in the near future.

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