On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 02:23 +0200, Alessandro Baretta wrote: > Hi guys. > > > I have a laptop with Intel GM965 integrated graphics. My distribution > is Debian Squeeze for i386. I use(d) Xorg's framebuffer driver > together with the intelfb kernel module up to > linux-image-2.6.32-trunk-686. Now, having upgraded the kernel package > to linux-image-2.6.32-3-686, my X refused to start. I was dumbfounded > when I diagnosed to cause of this malfunctioning: the intelfb.ko > module is no longer part of the linux-image package. Why? Is there a > replacement? I managed to get xorg to start with the intel driver, but > without acceleration. I will have to revert to the previous version of > the kernel to get some decent graphics performance (even reading a man > page is painful without accelerated graphics). You should use i915 instead of intelfb. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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