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xorg driver for Intel "3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)"
I have recently upgraded to hardware that contains a graphic controller
described in lspci as:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core
processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)
I have only the following x11 video driver packages installed:
(Tried upgrading this to latest in pkgsrc, though it seems it is not yet
stable in pkgsrc)
>From X11 log I find that it is not picking up intel driver and instead is
using the vesa driver.
Following is the relevant portion of the log:
167 (II) LoadModule: "intel"
168 (II) Loading /usr/pkg/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//intel_drv.so
169 (II) Module intel: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
170 compiled for 1.6.5, module version = 2.7.1
171 Module class: X.Org Video Driver
172 ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 5.0
173 (II) LoadModule: "i810"
174 (WW) Warning, couldn't open module i810
175 (II) UnloadModule: "i810"
176 (EE) Failed to load module "i810" (module does not exist, 0)
The vesa driver works, but its response is quite sluggish. I suppose this
is not the best driver for this hardware.
For above hardware is "intel" the right driver and are the impending
updates in this driver necessary for above hardware?
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