Problem with xorg and intel g43
paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Mar 8 10:46:30 PDT 2009
sorry for the late reply.
Am Donnerstag, den 05.03.2009, 11:47 +0100 schrieb Fabio:
> >> If you read the old thread, you will discover that I got a working
> >> modeline using powerstrip under windows. I didn't know about
> >> cvt -v -r 1680 1050
> >> which I discovered reading your link: I tried it and it gives me a
> >> different modeline with respect to the one I found. Namely, mine is
> >> Modeline "1680x1050" 147.600 1680 1784 1968 2256 1050 1051 1054
> 1087 -hsync +vsync
> >> whereas cvt gives
> >> Modeline "1680x1050R" 119.00 1680 1728 1760 1840 1050 1053 1059
> 1080 +hsync -vsync
> >> I will give it a try: maybe this will fix the crash...!
> > I doubt that it will help with the crash, because the graphics card
> > should not know if the monitor cannot display the image. But who
> I made some tests and the result is that, at least, it looks more
> which is an improvement... ;-)
> To be sure, I need more time since the crash I experience is not
> deterministic: sometime it happens at boot time, just when gdm
> sometimes it happens when changing user, sometime it doesn't happen
> > Anyway, if it does not work, you should definitely file a bug
> > Only then my problem was dealt with by the intel engineer. And I do
> > know if such problems need to be send to a specific intel list to
> > help.
> I will think about that, but it is diffucult to describe it since the
> resolution works fine, once manually defined, whereas the crashes, as
> said, are quite randoms.
Maybe the developers will know more option and tools to be useful for
debugging. Did you enable the debug option of the intel driver?
> There is also another issue: as I wrote in a previous mail, the intel
> device is not autorecognized by knoppix. This fact is quite strange.
> May I ask you which device is yours?
It is an ASUS Eee PC 701 4G .
> Mine is a G43, on integrate on the mother board Asus P5QL-EM.
> In case, can you try to boot knoppix? If you also experience the same
> problem, maybe this also could be signaled as a bug.
Sorry, I do not have an external CD/DVD drive, so I cannot test.
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