jeff at bubble.org
Sun Jul 8 12:08:33 UTC 2007
Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 21:39 -0400, Jeffrey Ross wrote:
>> having problems with X on Fedora 7, these are problems I did not have
>> with FC6.
>> The big problem is X is locking up, the system continues to run and it
>> accessable via the network, but a CTRL-ALT-BKspace does not restore the
>> X session.
>> I found in the /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old the following:
>> The motherboard is an Intel DG965RY with a built in video card lspci
>> reports the VGA controller as:
>> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G965 Integrated
>> Graphics Controller (rev 02)
>> I believe one of the screen savers is triggering the bug as it just
>> started happening after I loaded a bunch of screensavers and set it to
>> randomly choose one, plus it only happens when the system brings up a
>> In addition I have noticed that I can not play video's with mplayer
>> which by default uses xv (?) unless I specify "-vo x11" in FC6 I didn't
>> have this issue.
>> I'm guessing that F7 is using a modified or new version of the Intel
>> graphics driver. Any way to either load the version from FC6 or specify
>> the equivalent driver in Fedora 7?
> I belive FC6 uses the i810 driver by default, while F7 uses the intel
> driver by default. Both are available in F7. The intel driver is the
> "new" driver.
How can I specify the older driver? even if it has less capabilities
the capabilities are more than sufficient for my purposes.
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