Preferred (gentoo) Intel Stack?

m h sesquile at
Tue Dec 23 16:51:27 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 5:47 PM, Mihai Donțu <mihai.dontu at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 December 2008, m h wrote:
>> Folks-
>> I just moved from Ubuntu 8.04 (32 bit) to Gentoo (64 bit) on my
>> Thinkpad t61p.  After doing so, I've had X crash when toggling xine to
>> fullscreen (which wasn't happening in ubuntu).  This happens with both
>> amd64 and ~amd64 versions of the intel driver.  I guess I'm asking if
>> there are gentoo folk out there that are happy with their intel
>> driver, can they point me in the right direction.  Are there overlays
>> I should be using?
>> Sorry if this is off topic, I guess I could post the X logs, but I
>> figured I'd ask first if there are people who are satisfied (or have a
>> non-crashing driver) first.
> I'm using Gentoo amd64 (xf86-video-intel 2.1.1, kernel 2.6.26-gentoo-r4) and
> I've only encountered one single problem with the Intel driver (or X?):
> sometimes, on shutdown, my laptop freezes. Nothing besides the power button
> helps, but this is so rare, it never bothered me.
> I have an Intel 945GM/940GML (dell latitude D520).

Hmmm, thanks all for the responses.  Perhaps this is a weird
interaction with Awesome wm/xcb?  Am running intel/mesa/etc ~amd64
now, and am only getting 64 fps on glxgears.  Also during a compile
(gentoo) it appears that konsole text scrolling is causing X to chug
on the cpu....  And I can still get xine fullscreen to crash X.

Are people willing to share working xorg.conf?



> --
> Mihai Donțu

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