Xorg config question (missing xorg.conf)

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Tue Nov 2 08:10:45 PDT 2010

Łukasz Maśko wrote:
> Dnia wtorek, 2 listopada 2010, Phil Savoie napisał:
> [...]
>> I understand that xorg will probe the device in the absence of an
>> xorg.conf file and use the most appropriate driver.  But... what did it
>> choose?  Why did it not choose the intel driver as on initial install? I
>> would have expected another black screen, like on initial install.
> Check the Xorg log file, then you'll now, which driver had been chosen. By 
> the way, as far as I know, now there is only one intel driver, there is no 
> distinction between i810, i915 or i965 (I cannot see it in my distro).

The Xorg driver was renamed from "i810" to "intel" a couple years ago.
It is possible that an older version was still installed under the i810 name
on his system, or more likely that it wasn't really the driver change that made
a difference.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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