On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:47:15 +0200
Raymond Wooninck <tittiatcoke(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Thursday 29 April 2010 10:52:58 Stefan Seyfried
Intel graphics? The intel driver is so horribly
broken, it's not funny
anymore. I'm seriously considering running fbdev X server on top of i915's
I have the same effect and indeed it's not funny to have to reboot your PC
I don't have to reboot, it just logs me out a few times every day.
and then there's https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=597078
, but I
have not seen that since I disabled desktop effects.
I am looking for solutions, but can you explain what
you mean with
running fbdev X server on top of the i915 framebuffer ?
Well, i915 with KMS does create a "normal" framebuffer device. It should
be possible to run the old and simple fbdev X server. I'll have to find
out what I have to put into xorg.conf to achieve that, though.
And of course you'll lose all acceleration, xrandr etc.
What Intel graphics card do you have ? I have a
00:02.0 0300: 8086:2a42 (rev 07)
Oh - and for the flickering screen, there's
"Any ideas, John?"
"Well, surrounding them's out."
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