Problems with intel 945GME
alanh at fairlite.co.uk
Wed Sep 3 09:40:10 PDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 17:24 +0100, Will Wagner wrote:
> Answering all the posts at one :)
> > The logs look good now as the devices are disabled, but can you quantify
> > slow as the Xserver should come up in a matter of seconds ??
> It takes ~12 seconds between each SDVO trace message.
> > The motherboard is claiming SDVO support but no capabilities that's
> > what's causing troubles.
> Not knowing anything about SDVO other than what's on the wikipedia page can this be fixed
> with a BIOS update or is the hardware at fault. Any hint as to what I should say to the
> board vendor would be helpful.
> > It's probably worth contacting the vendor there, but the driver could be
> > hacked to remove the SDVO probing code to improve the startup time.
> presumably the change would be in i830_svdo.c? Does this just involve nobbling the call to
> i830_sdvo_get_capabilities() in i830_sdvo_init()?
In the call to i830_sdvo_init(), just "return FALSE;" from that function
without doing anything.
That should do the trick.
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