Phoronix reports about more Linux problems, you can read it over here.
"This morning after writing Intel Sandy Bridge On Ubuntu 11.04
Is Still Troubling, I proceeded to build the latest Mesa / Linux kernel
/ libdrm / DDX Git stack to see where the latest Intel SNB code is at
and how it's running for the popular Core i5 2500K processor. Before
leaving three weeks ago, everything was running great, but to much
surprise, this morning it was a broken mess. Intel just regressed hard
in their Sandy Bridge support for the about-to-be-released Linux 2.6.39