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Re: Installing SId version of Xorg

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On Mon, 05 Oct 2009 21:07:35 +0300
"Ivan T. Ivanov" <iivanov@mm-sol.com> wrote:

> > 
> > > On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 04:49:52PM -0400, Frank wrote:
> > 
> > > > I'm running Squeeze and having a lot of trouble with Xorg freeze
> > > > with my Intel video, so I'd like to install the Xorg version of
> > > > Sid, while keeping the option to go back to the testing version.
> > > 
> > > Don't forget that you need the latest linux-image from sid aswell.

> > 
> >    I had forgotten that! Seems there were a few fixes in the latest
> > kernel with regard to the intel video problem(s).
> > Thanks a lot for the info - went well.
> > 
>   It will be nice if you share result with us.
>   i personally also experience problems with 
>   current state of Xorg in squeeze.

    Glad to. Installed the Sid xserver, and the Sid intel video along with
the Sid kernel....and am pleased to say that whereas my machine would lockup
regularly before (ranging from 1 minute to 30 minutes after boot) it has now been
running in X for about 4 hours smooth as glass. Earlier comments here made it look
like it was X and/or the Intel driver that were at fault, but after a couple of
hours of googling the problems...it seems it was more likely the kernel glitches
that were causing the problem.
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