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Re: Intel graphics users: send me your VBIOS

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax redhat com> wrote:
> If you have a machine with an Intel graphics chip, I need your help.
> I'm trying to make LVDS connection detection actually reliable, and I
> think I have a solution that involves parsing BIOS data tables.  But I
> need more testcases to raise my confidence that it's actually a reliable
> method.
> So, do this:
> % sudo dd if=/dev/mem of=/tmp/rom bs=64k skip=12 count=1
> and email me that rom file, along with a brief description of the
> machine, and in particular what graphics outputs (DVI, VGA, LVDS...) are
> _actually_ present on the machine.
> Thanks!
> - ajax
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Here we go...
HP Compaq 6710s laptop
Intel GMA X3100 mobile

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile
GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a02] (rev 0c)
(prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
	Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Compaq 6710b [103c:30c0]
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 29
	Memory at e4300000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
	Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
	I/O ports at 4000 [size=8]
	Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
	Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
	Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 3
	Kernel driver in use: i915
	Kernel modules: i915

xrandr mentions LVDS, VGA and TV, but there is no physical TV out on
this laptop, just LVDS and VGA.

Hope it helps.

Vedran Miletić

I will also dump GMA X4500 BIOS from ASUS G43 mATX board that we have
at University.

Attachment: rom
Description: Binary data

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