Is the graphics driver up-to-date?

Hi folks, I have a really basic and somewhat silly question. When I go to mwhd, I see that my graphics card driver (video-linux) is very old (from 04.05.2018). Here it is:

$ mhwd
> 0000:00:02.0 (0300:8086:8a52) Display controller Intel Corporation:
                  NAME               VERSION          FREEDRIVER           TYPE
           video-linux            2018.05.04                true            PCI
     video-modesetting            2020.01.13                true            PCI
            video-vesa            2017.03.12                true            PCI

However I see in inxi that the latest Mesa is actually used:

$ inxi -G
  Device-1: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 driver: i915 v: kernel 
  Device-2: Chicony Integrated Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.10 driver: loaded: intel 
  resolution: 1600x900~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel Iris Plus Graphics (ICL GT2) 
  v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.4 

Can someone help me understand why mhwd is saying that the video driver is 3 years old? Is there something messed up in my setup that I should correct?

video-linux uses the drivers included in the kernel and the xf86-video-* packages. As long as those packages are up-to-date, you have the latest drivers.


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