[Intel-gfx] many regressions in X support on Dell C400 with Mandriva 2009.1

Götz Waschk goetz.waschk at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 13:35:44 CEST 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Daniel J Blueman
<daniel.blueman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Götz Waschk <goetz.waschk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Götz Waschk <goetz.waschk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm using Mandriva 2009.1 on a Dell C400 machine. After the initial
>>> installation X did not start at all, that's why I have added the third
>>> party rpm repository by Colin Guthrie:
>>> http://tmb.kkc.fi/Kernels/Intel-2009.1/i586/
>>> So now I have pretty recent versions of Mesa, the Intel driver and the
>>> kernel, still many things don't work. For instance, Google Earth locks
>>> my machine.
>>> Stuff like watching youtube videos, that worked smoothly on Mandriva
>>> 2009.0 with the Intel driver 2.4.2 are now just slideshows with 1
>>> frame per second.
>>> What can I do to get a decently working X on this machine?
>>> I can provide more information on this machine if needed. The graphics
>>> chip in the C400 is called 82830  CGC.
>> Hi everyone,
>> can someone please answer my mail?
> glxinfo shows the Intel + MESA libraries are correct in use with
> direct rendering enabled, yes?
Yes, they are enabled.

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