Intel-Mobile 965 GM and LCD: black screen

thunderfox at thunderfox at
Tue Aug 5 06:40:35 PDT 2008

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> Datum: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 10:51:05 +0200
> Von: "Maarten Maathuis" <madman2003 at>
> An: thunderfox at
> CC: xorg at
> Betreff: Re: Intel-Mobile 965 GM and LCD: black screen

> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:42 AM,  <thunderfox at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I installed openSUSE 11.0 on a barebone with Intel-Mobile Chipset 965
> GM. My LCD is connected via DVI-Port, but it is possible to connect a monitor
> with a VGA-cable to the barebone DVI-Port using adapter DVI->VGA.
> >
> > The configuration with Sax is possible, Sax says during test
> 1280x1024 at 60 but the test-card has only 1024x768 at 80 (monitor information). When
> starting the x-server after finishing sax the monitor says "out of range: vsync
> at 170 hz" and I got a black screen.
> >
> > While Sax uses the "intel"-driver, I installed with sax2 -m 0=vesa the
> "vesa"-driver: everything worked fine, I got 1280x1024 at 60 but no 3D.
> Installing the old "i810"-driver did not work.
> >
> > So, what can I do? I need 3D for Goole-Earth.
> >
> > PS.: Later I installed (K)Ubuntu 8.4.1 with the same result (LCD with
> vsync 170) and I started Knoppix 5.3.1 from DVD also with the same result. A
> bug in the "intel"-driver?
> If you truly have a DVI-I (carrying analog signal as well as digital),
> then the intel driver might not expect that. From what i've heard in
> the past DVI-I is rare for intel hw. Someone from intel might be able
> to give his/her final word on the matter.

I checked the manual, it is definitive a DVI-I port. So what can I do? Sending a bug report to ?
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