On Sat, 2006-11-18 at 12:53 -0500, Jeffrey Ross wrote:
so far the installation of FC6 has gone relatively smoothly albeit
additional learning and bumps due to the 64 bit architecture of this
The mother board is an Intel DG965RYCK which uses Intel's 965 express
chipset. Based upon what I've been able to find on the web, Intel has
released the drivers for this chipset to OSS, although there have been
issues as to what Intel actually released and how complete they might be.
Regardless I unable to run mplayer (or Realplayer) for that matter
without the display first freezing then going black followed by garbage
along the bottom of the screen. A Control-Alt-Backspace does not stop X
from running. The only way to recover the machine from this point is to
reboot the system. I am still able to connect from a remote system, its
just the display that has become unstable.
This is a known bug with the Xvideo textured video extension which was
fixed in the i810 X11 driver git tree. It hasn't been pushed to release
yet and most distros haven't picked up the fix. If I were you I'd file a
bug with Redhat. There's a bug on freedesktop.org
that should detail the
issue and the fix.
lspci -v shows the following for the graphics adapter
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Integrated
Graphics Controller (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: Intel Corporation Unknown device 514d
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 177
Memory at 50200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Memory at 40000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
I/O ports at 3110 [size=8]
Capabilities:  Message Signalled Interrupts: 64bit-
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
suggestions would be appreciated.