Out of sync error with Intel 945G when exiting X
romandas at gmail.com
Sun Nov 5 13:39:19 PST 2006
On 11/5/06, Alan Hourihane <alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 21:46 +0100, Roman Daszczyszak wrote:
> > When I exit X (xorg-x11 7.1), instead of being returned to the command
> > line, my monitor reports an 'input out of sync' error. The horizontal
> > rate reported is 70.1 KHz (my monitor supports 30 - 83). while the
> > vertical rate is 87 (my monitor only supports 50 - 76). I am not sure
> > why it is being set to this upon exiting.
> > I have also noticed the same behavior when I try to switch to one of
> > the text-only consoles (Ctrl-Alt 1 - 4) while X is running. Can
> > someone point me to the culprit, or at least to where I can find a
> > clue of how to solve this? At the moment, when I've exited X, I can
> > type at the command line, but can't see anything, so I can reboot,
> > which "fixes" the problem until I run X again.
> > I have an Intel 945G/GZ integrated card, on an HP A1530N desktop with
> > a Pentium D 2.8 GHz processor. From searching around, I've read that
> > this is likely something to do with what state the video BIOS reports
> > to the Intel driver to use, but none described this problem, only a
> > problem with getting X working in the first place. I am not sure why
> > it cannot return to the same state it held before starting X.
> > Part of my xorg.conf file is as follows:
> > Section "Monitor"
> > Identifier "Monitor0"
> > VendorName "HP"
> > ModelName "HP vs17e"
> > HorizSync 30.0 - 83.0
> > VertRefresh 50.0 - 76.0
> > Modeline "1280x1024 at 60" 114.98 1280 1312 1744 1776 1024 1045 1055
> > 1076
> > EndSection
> > Section "Device"
> > Identifier "Card0"
> > Driver "i810"
> > VendorName "Intel Corporation"
> > BoardName "945G/GZ Express Integrated Graphics Controller"
> > BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
> > VideoRam 65535
> > Option "DRI" "True"
> > EndSection
> > Section "Screen"
> > Identifier "Screen0"
> > Device "Card0"
> > Monitor "Monitor0"
> > DefaultDepth 24
> > SubSection "Display"
> > Viewport 0 0
> > Depth 24
> > Modes "1280x1024 at 60"
> > EndSubSection
> > EndSection
> > I get this at the end of my Xorg.0.log file:
> > (--) Mouse0: PnP-detected protocol: "ExplorerPS/2"
> > (II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
> > (WW) I810(0): Successfully set original devices
> > (WW) I810(0): Setting the original video mode instead of restoring
> > the saved state
> > (II) I810(0): BIOS call 0x5f05 not supported, setting refresh with VBE 3 method.
> > (II) I810(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 4
> > (II) I810(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 0
> > (II) I810(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 1
> > (II) I810(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 3
> > (II) I810(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 2
> > (WW) I810(0): Successfully set original devices (2)
> > FreeFontPath: FPE "/usr/share/fonts/misc/" refcount is 2, should be 1; fixing.
> > Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
> Make sure you are running the latest 1.7.2 driver first.
I wasn't (had 1.6.5), thanks.. but after installing the 1.7.2-r1
ebuild Gentoo has, I still get the same error; no change. Anywhere
else I can check?
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