openSUSE 11.1 and Intel graphics chip
diacobel at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 19 10:30:31 PST 2009
A few day ago I posted this problem. I am totally stuck and cannot get the xserver working. Can anyone help me on this issue or at least point me to a resource that will be of assistance.
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> From: Dave <diacobel at yahoo.com>
> To: xorg at lists.freedesktop.org
> Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2009 8:33:03 AM
> Subject: openSUSE 11.1 and Intel graphics chip
> I recently installed openSUSE 11.1 on a Dell Latitude X200 laptop. This
> laptop uses the 82830 (i830M) Intel graphics chip. Prior to installing SuSE I
> verified that this graphics chip is supported with numerous individuals having
> installed earlier versions of Linux on this laptop. No xserver problems had
> been reported in these posts.
> I have been unable to start the xserver on this laptop. I have been working
> with numerous people on the openSUSE mailing list to try and resolve this
> issue. The general consensus is that the intel_drv.so appears to be broken in
> this distribution with several other people having difficulties with this
> driver on other systems. We finally gave up and it was suggested that I move
> on to the hardware gurus at this site.
> Is there a problem with this driver in this xorg release? If so how can I get
> it working? I am willing to try any suggestions to make this happen. I have
> attached the Xorg.0.log file which ends in a fatal server error - lockup.
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