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Re: XFree86 with i915 chipset fails with the i810 driver

On Sat, Oct 01, 2005 at 10:08:10PM +0200, G Christiansson wrote:
> Dear Debian people,
> I can not get my XFree86 to work with the i810 driver, and tried for
> hours with various Google-based tips, so now I ask you.

I have never got it to work with my i915. I use xserver-xorg, and it
workd now.

>  and lsmod gives:
> ...
> intel_agp              24092  1
> agpgart                35560  1 intel_agp
> ...

Do you see i915? Here is my portion from dmesg:
[drm] Initialized i915 1.1.0 20040405 on minor 0: Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family Graphics Controller

> uname -a says:
> Linux gilbert 2.6.12-1-686 #1 Tue Sep 6 15:10:40 UTC 2005 i686 GNU/Linux
> I use the "unstable" branch, and I have had this problem ever since I
> first installed the system in March 2005.

Since you use unstable, I'd suggest you try it out with xserver-xorg.

Kumar Appaiah,
462, Jamuna Hostel,
Indian Institute of Technology Madras,
Chennai - 600 036

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