newest drivers lose X-video support?
brandon.kuczenski at 301south.net
Sat Jan 24 14:28:34 PST 2009
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009, Tino Keitel wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 00:33:10 -0800, Brandon Kuczenski wrote:
>> I recently installed updated versions of xserver-xorg-video-intel
>> (2.5.1-1ubuntu5), libdrm2 and libdrm-intel1 (2.4.1-0ubuntu7) in order to
>> try to resolve a suspend-to-RAM bug. I installed files from this
>> The fix appears to have worked, but an apparent side-effect is that I have
>> lost X-video support. xvinfo returns:
>> $ xvinfo
>> X-Video Extension version 2.2
>> screen #0
>> no adaptors present
> In the past, Ubuntu patched the Intel driver to disable textured video.
> If your hardware doesn't support video overlay anymore, you would end
> up without any XV adaptor at all. What hardware are you using?
According to dmesg, it is an Intel Mobile GM45 on a brand-new Lenovo x200
laptop. I don't know much about what it supports- I only noticed because
a formerly working app stopped working.
Thanks for your time.
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