Re: Installing SId version of Xorg
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On Mon, 05 Oct 2009 14:33:24 -0400
Frank McCormick <email@example.com> wrote:
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> On Mon, 05 Oct 2009 21:07:35 +0300
> "Ivan T. Ivanov" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> > > > On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 04:49:52PM -0400, Frank wrote:
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> > > > > 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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