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Re: What X11 for Intel G45?


I'm using a pretty old from late October 2008[0]. My kernel
(5.99.5) is still using the original [pretty old] patch I did. AFAIK
there has been a few improvement since. There was an issue with large
display size, related to the AGP size not being properly probed, with
patch, not sure if it has been commited or not.

I'm not sure when has been 5.0 branched or if any pull-up request has
been done either. I've been lost the sync with NetBSD since the
beginning of the year, but things will be better in the future (I hope

 - Arnaud

% pkg_info| grep intel
xf86-video-intel-2.4.2 Modular Xorg Intel video driver
% pkg_info| grep xorg
modular-xorg-server-1.4.2 Modular X11 server from modular
modular-xorg-apps-1.5 Modular Xorg application meta-package
modular-xorg-fonts-1.0 Modular Xorg font meta-package
modular-xorg-libs-1.0 Modular Xorg library meta-package

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Jeremy C. Reed <> 
> I cc'd because I saw note about committed support the Intel G45 AGP.
> What are you using for X11 for Intel G45?
> My system has
> (--) Chipset Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset found
> And older xf86-video-intel included with NetBSD 5.0 doesn't work with it.
> xf86-video-intel-2.6.3 does work a little but it crashes every day (and
> must reboot to get X to start up again) and newer xf86-video-intel from
> GIT does not even start up (I used the git bisect to track down the code
> change where it stopped working and reported upstream).
> Anyways, what X11 server and driver(s) are you using for your Intel G45?

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