Broken X11 After Mandriva Upgrade
awingnut at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 30 07:51:34 PST 2008
Thanks again for the reply. Please see embedded comments.
> - gmane wrote:
> Actually this is wrong. We didn't split out the intel drivers back out
> at that point it seems. I guess it was only did that later.
> I'm trying to remember if there is was a problem with 2008.0 or not. It
> was caused by switching to the 2.x series IIRC and there were a few
> regressions with that.
> If anyone knows when the below problem was fixed (e.g. in what version)
> that would be useful as I can then do a backport for you on 2008.0.
Just for the record, neither vesa nor vga work either.
> Failing a known fix for the problem above, you can also try installing
> the -i180 rpm from 2007.1 I think that should still work and not cause
> this problem due ot the fact it was still on the 1.7.x series IIRC.
I found this package on the CD from 2007.0:
Hopefully that is what you meant.
> You may have to download the RPM mandually and install with --oldpackage
> argument to rpm.
I have never tried to back level a version until now. When I try to install version 1.6.5-2 (using 'urpmi'), even using --oldpackage, it fails. I get 3 errors refering to "conflicts with a file in package ..." where the referenced package is the newer version of the driver, 2.1.1-4 and the files are /usr/lib/I810XvMC.so.1.0.0, /usr/lib/I810XvMC.la and /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/i810_drv.so. Do I need to uninstall the newer package first or did I do something else wrong?
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