Bug#421418: No XV here too
> (WW) intel(0): Disabling Xv because the overlay register buffer
> allocation failed.
> If I explicitely use VideoRam 32768 in xorg.conf, xorg does not start
> and fails with the following message :
> (II) intel(0): Kernel reported 110080 total, 1 used
> (II) intel(0): I830CheckAvailableMemory: 440316 kB available
> (**) intel(0): VideoRam: 32768 KB
> (II) intel(0): Allocating 5273 scanlines for pixmap cache
> (EE) intel(0): Failed to allocate framebuffer. Is your VideoRAM set too low?
As indicated here, try commenting out the VideoRam directive in
If I do, X.org starts but no XV, which is deactivated due to failing
"overlay register allocation" .