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Re: F10 and built-in Intel graphics



On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 22:25 +0000, psmith wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > 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
> >>     
> > ----
> > 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
> >
> >   
> no sorry craig, i think i remember reading somewhere that the only way 
> to get the "Virtual" setting to work is to pass the "NoAccel" "true" 
> option but i've not tried it
----
would you have "NoAccel" "true" instead of "AccelMethod" "EXA" ? is that
the idea?

Craig


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