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Re: F10 and built-in Intel graphics



On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 19:14 +0000, psmith wrote:
> Gordon Messmer wrote:
> > M A Young wrote:
> >>
> >> I recommend that you do a text based install (add text to the boot 
> >> line), and once you have it installed, boot to a text console (add 3 
> >> to the boot line), then add Option "NoAccel" "true" to the Device 
> >> section of /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> >
> > I'm curious whether it's necessary to disable acceleration entirely, 
> > or simply revert to the older XAA method.  On my Thinkpad X40, the 
> > Intel video driver in F10 had significant problems, where the driver 
> > on F9 was fine.  I could either use XAA or revert to the older driver 
> > to get proper rendering.
> >
> > I've attached a minimal xorg.conf.  I believe you can save it to 
> > /etc/X11 to test each of the options individually.  Try disabling 
> > accel, and then try using XAA (both options are in the file).  Let us 
> > know what kind of results you get, and then track down one of the 
> > bugzilla reports on this subject (I know a few are open) and add your 
> > information.
> >
> here is the pertinant section of the xorg.conf for my aspire one which 
> has intel gfx, this is on F10 and it works perfectly
> 
> Section "Device"
>     Identifier  "Card0"
>     Driver      "intel"
>     VendorName  "Intel Corporation"
>     BoardName   "Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller"
>     VideoRam    229376
>     Option        "MonitorLayout" "LVDS,VGA"
>     Option        "Clone" "true"
>     Option        "AccelMethod" "EXA"
>     Option        "MigrationHeuristic" "greedy"
>     Option        "CacheLines" "1980"
>     BusID       "PCI:0:2:0"
> EndSection
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you haven't by any chance figured out how to get LVDS to use a larger
virtual screen - say 1024 x 768 have you? I've been unable to do that on
my Aspire One.

Craig


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