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Re: backports kernel: support for t430s laptop in backports?

On Wed, 2012-12-05 at 09:21 -0400, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On 12/05/2012 09:16 AM, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> > I think it's more likely a pci.ids issue. Try running update-pciids as
> > root and redo your lspci.
> p.s. the implication is, the problem with detecting your external
> display has nothing to do with the lack of identifier strings coming
> from lspci (i.e. it's not that your kernel does "not detect" this
> hardware, but simply that lspci doesn't have the strings to display to
> you, as they come from the pci.ids file)
> So look elsewhere to solve the external display problem. Maybe you need
> an Xorg backport too?

It probably wouldn't hurt.  Xorg in squeeze certainly doesn't know how
to do accelerated graphics on last year's Intel GPUs (Sandy Bridge) let
alone this year's (Ivy Bridge).  Display support might also be limited,
though it's somewhat separate.


Ben Hutchings
Computers are not intelligent.	They only think they are.

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