Screen tearing with intel after last update

Since yesterday, I’ve been experiencing with Zoom and with Alacritty (a terminal emulator that uses hardware acceleration).

I use an intel GPU and have tried creating a file containing this:

Section "Device"
  Identifier "Intel Graphics"
  Driver "intel"
  Option "TearFree" "true"

Then I logged out, which is supposed to restart X, but that did not seem to have an effect.

I’m using i3.

What else can I try?

I don’t really understand why that was not the default, but using a more recent kernel with sudo mhwd-kernel -i linux419 fixed it for me. I noticed that linux 5 was also available, not sure why it is not installed either.

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