xrandr broken on i915?
alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Fri Sep 15 02:08:43 PDT 2006
Sounds like you need to get the latest i810 driver which is at 1.6.5
On Fri, 2006-09-15 at 10:33 +0200, Robert Schwebel wrote:
> Since some time the xrandr functionality in debian unstable seems to be
> broken. The symptom is that, if you use KDE's "resize & rotate" or
> commandline "xrandr -s <resolution>", the X session is killed and you
> end up in [kxg]dm. There are no suspicious entries in the kdmlog
> afterwards, it just blows up.
> Details about the hardware:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics Controller (rev 03)
> 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Graphics Controller (rev 03)
> Oddities from /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
> (II) Module synaptics: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
> compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 1.0.0
> Module class: XFree86 XInput Driver
> ABI class: XFree86 XInput driver, version 0.3
> (II) I810: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810, i810-dc100,
> i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G, 915G, E7221 (i915),
> 915GM, 945G, 945GM
> (II) Primary Device is: PCI 00:02:0
> (WW) I810: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) found
> (--) Chipset 915GM found
> (WW) I810(0): Bad V_BIOS checksum
> (WW) module minor version (0) is less than the required minor version (1)
> (WW) I810(0): Extended BIOS function 0x5f05 failed.
> This is a Dell Latitude D610, and xrandr has worked with that machine and
> debian unstable some months ago.
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