Fedora 16 and switchable graphics - ATI Radeon HD 6600Mvideo(Sony VAIO SA25GB)

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 07:49:04 UTC 2011

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 02:49,  <fernando at lozano.eti.br> wrote:
> Hi,
>>> (But is "intel" the correct Xorg driver for the Intel HD graphics from the sandy bridge chipset?)
>>Thats the incorrect kernel module name. The names depend on the
>>chipset in use. Mine for example is i915. I would advice ask these
>>questions on the Phoronix forums, you will have greater chance of
>>finding answers.
> I'm talking about the xorg driver, is it the same as the kernel module?

AFAIK, yes it is. open source graphics drivers are included in the
mainline kernel.

> How can i find the chipset name?

Try lshw. Or looking at the VAIO manual or website.


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