SOLVED: xorg, 965GM -> no devices detected

Eric Anholt eric at
Tue Oct 23 14:53:01 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 14:45 +0100, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Jens Stroebel wrote:
> > Maybe it's time to remove the legacy link i810->intel as it does no
> > longer work 100% correctly?
> +1 for that as I am going to have to remove it anyway so that I can
> provide a real i810 1.7.4 package for people with older 845 chipsets
> that do not work with the newer driver.
> Eric, David Airlie and Keith P are all aware of this issue, so not
> trying to poke them here, just highlighting another reason to remove the
> symlink ;)

Whatever new bug is occurring that has broken use of "i810" as the
driver name should be fixed, rather than removing the symlink. Breaking
old multihead configs was unfortunate and massively painful; breaking
every system with a leftover config file from pre-2.0 is not acceptable.

Eric Anholt                             anholt at
eric at                         eric.anholt at

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