Introduction to intel-vaapi-driver

The intel-vaapi-driver package contains a VA API driver for Intel GPUs that are provided with Haswell CPUs and earlier.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

intel-vaapi-driver Dependencies


libva-2.20.0 and Xorg build environment

Kernel Configuration

Enable the following options in the kernel configuration. Recompile the kernel if necessary:

Device Drivers --->
  Graphics support --->
    <*/M> Direct Rendering Manager (XFree86 4.1.0 and higher DRI support) --->
                                                                      ...  [DRM]
    <*/M> Intel 8xx/9xx/G3x/G4x/HD Graphics                           [DRM_I915]

Installation of intel-vaapi-driver

Install the driver by running the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Driver: