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Re: Possible Fedora 11 Intel Video Driver issue.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Jason
Dickerson<jason dickerson gmail com> wrote:
> I have an IBM Thinkpad X30 that I upgraded from FC10 to FC11.  It has an
> Intel i830 Integrated Graphics Chipset.  Everything worked fine on FC10 with
> XAA acceleration and DRI.  After the upgrade, I am getting UXA Acceleration
> with DRI2, but there is font corruption, etc...  Also, when I attempt to
> play videos via Xine, VLC, Mplayer, or Gnome Mplayer; X crashes with no
> error.  After a great deal of trial and error, I found that if I change the
> Driver for VLC, Mplayer, and Gnome Mplayer from xv to opengl; I can play the
> video.  However it is choppy and the video cannot be resized from its
> original size.  Xine however crashes, even when I set the video driver on
> command line.
> My questions are:
> 1.  Is there anyone out there with the Intel i830 chipset, maybe even a
> Thinkpad X30, that can confirm this behavior?  I know this is a laptop, but
> the Intel video problem seems better suited to this larger audience, and
> Intel video driver issues are not limited to laptops.  I could be wrong
> though...
> 2.  It is hard for me to know if there is already a bug for this, given the
> myriad of Intel video bugs that are currently open for FC11.  I would be
> happy to open one, and include whatever info would be of help.  I am not
> sure if there is a way to turn on enhanced X11 logging, or if there is any
> other logs besides Xorg.#.log.
> 3.  Does anyone know of any beta kernels and/or Intel video drivers I can
> try?
> 4.  Before I go through the effort, is it worth trying a clean install?  I
> can't imagine how a clean install would help this, as the xorg.conf is
> generated automatically on each start of X11, but maybe someone knows a
> rational explanation.
> Any and all suggestions welcome.  ;)


same problem here on HP NX5000 laptop (F11.i386). In fact, it is even
worse. X11  always crashed when even I  played  any thing, ie mpeg,
avi on mplayer movie player or gnome-player.

could you kindly share your xorg.conf?

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