intel card not working when booting on another VGA card
strawks at yahoo.fr
Wed Dec 10 01:16:09 PST 2008
Xorg doesn't really fail to start, it just seems to mess up with the BusID
If I set BusID either to one or the other card with the vesa driver it will
use the card defined as the primary adapter in the bios.
If I set the primary adapter to be the integrated intel card, it works just
fine, even with the ATI card plugged in.
On Wed, 10 Dec 2008 10:04:31 +0100, Matthieu Herrb <matthieu.herrb at laas.fr>
> strawks wrote:
>> On Wed, 10 Dec 2008 00:18:17 -0800, Ian Romanick <idr at freedesktop.org>
>>>> When I boot on the ATI card (select PEG card first in the bios), I
>>>> get the intel driver in xorg to display anything.
>>> That's because when you install an external PCI-e card it physically
>>> disables the integrated graphics. Some of the mobile chipsets support
>>> multigraphics, but as far as I'm aware none of the desktop ones do.
>> I don't think the integrated card is disabled because :
>> 1) I have set an option in the bios to enable integrated card even if a
>> card is present
>> 2) lspci and Xorg both see both cards.
> Matthieu Herrb
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