Subject: Re: HELP!! Intel i815 on -CURRENT(20020424-1.5ZC)
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From: Thomas Asami <email@example.com>
Date: 04/29/2002 06:56:55
>Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 17:23:04 +0200
>On Sun 28 Apr 2002 at 08:40:10 +0100, Steve Woodford wrote:
> > On Sun, 28 Apr 2002, Thomas Asami wrote:
> > > I downloaded i386 snapshot version(20020424-1.5ZC).
> > > I'm using Intel i815, when I run ``startx'', I see nothing in
> > > my screen, and I can't use ``Ctrl+Alt+backspace'' to quit X,
> > > so I should restart the machine :-(
>You can probably still switch to other virtual consoles, or telnet or
>ssh into the machine.
> > Please post the contents of /var/log/XFree86.0.log. That should show
> > things fall over.
> > It actually sounds a bit like the problem I've just battled with on a
> > laptop equipped with an i830 chipset. If so, I have a fix. :)
>On advice from here and other places, I did the following:
>1. Enable agp in the kernel:
> agp* at pchb?
>2. Make the device node and symlink for it in /dev:
> cd /dev; MAKEDEV agp0
The default GENERIC already enables them.
>3. for X, turn off int-10 use (not sure if that is really still needed
> actually, I'll try that later), in /etc/X11/XF86Config:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "i810"
> VendorName "Intel"
> BoardName "i815"
> BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
> Option "NoInt10" <--
Bingo! After adding NoInt10, X works :-)) Thank you very much.
> > Cheers, Steve
>___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert - rhialto@polder -- Ah only did well at
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