xorg, Intel 915GM Driver (i810_drv.o) and dri => No screens found
chefturner at web.de
Fri Dec 9 11:25:55 PST 2005
On Friday 09 December 2005 15:53, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 15:34 +0100, Andreas Schildbach wrote:
> > Christoph Tavan wrote:
> > > The only way I found out was to install xorg-x11-6.8.2 (no matter
> > > whether with or without the patch) und then replace the
> > > self-compiled /usr/lib/modules/drivers/i810_drv.o with the binary
> > > driver from alan hourihane from
> > > http://www.fairlite.demon.co.uk/intel.html .
> > Which brings me to the question if the patches from Alan's driver will
> > make it into the official driver? I am also very dependant on Alan's
> > driver at the moment, for several Dell/Samsung X1 incompatibilities.
> The one big change my driver has is the ForceBIOS code, which won't be
> going into 6.9/7.0 because of the feature freeze.
Is that the stuff for enabling resolutions like 1400x1050 or 1280x800?! Like
Option "ForceBIOS" "1280x1024=1400x1050"
Well, we still have the little hack "855resolution" which has the same effect.
It would be much more interesting to have the rest (such as dri) working.
> Rest assured that any changes my test driver has will certainly make it
> for the next release.
OK, so I'll just have to wait for some time... Is the "next" release modular X
or already 6.9? Thank's anyways!
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