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eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr
Sun Nov 27 17:33:02 UTC 2005
Le dimanche 27 novembre 2005 à 22:39 +1030, Tim a écrit :
> >> Are you unable to find a specific driver for your video card?
> Eric Tanguy:
> > I must say that i didn't think to that because the generic vesa driver
> > seems to work fine and i don't need good video performance. I will
> > look at that at work. If i remember well the specific driver would be
> > intel one i810 or i945 but last time i heard of these drivers it had
> > some problems, no ?
> For some people. I had problems with i810, but recent updates resolved
> > Have i just to replace driver "vesa" by driver "i945" ?
> Pretty much... As far as I can see, the other things around that part
> of the configuration (naming things), just appear to be for our benefit.
> Mine's like this:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Videocard0"
> Driver "i810"
> VendorName "Videocard vendor"
> BoardName "Intel 810"
> Somehow, I just don't think that's the vendor's name. ;-)
> It didn't try and set up the appropriate drivers for you, automatically,
> during set-up?
No it didn't it put the vesa driver at set-up but i believe to remember
that once i tried a lspci and saw that it was a i945 chipset.
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