Have you looked on intels website to see if they have drivers for your chip? So I bought a new hard drive for the laptop and installed the system on that but it behaves just the same as on the older laptop hard drive, ie. Its possible that there maybe a way to enable your hardware without getting drivers from intel but I’m no expert. If I had known how much Vista sucks and how much Linux has come along, I would have looked for a computer that ships with Linux with all drivers working out of the box. Perhaps this helps you to force the right driver since they are already on the system unless you did a minimal install:. The Intel Graphics Installer enhances many features in several graphics cards and fixes many bugs apart from making the whole installation easier.

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Sorry for my ignorance, but what happens if I already have installed in my system the package xorg-xdrv-intel provided by Fedora?

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Perhaps this helps you to force the right driver since they are already on the system unless you did a minimal install: Good news from Intel to their user: Results 1 to 8 of 8. All times are GMT SGI server glx version string: X freeze on Macbook 4.


It sure beats Vesa or any of the i drivers or such. If I can get compiz running this thing its going to be better than Vista appearance wise too.

X server crashes on laptop with Intel Mobile GM/GL Integrated Graphics Chip

The events I’ve found so far that trigger this behaviour are: The software rasterizer is fully capable of direct rendering, so the fact that you’re gm96/5gl960 indirect is a red flag. Opening a PDF document.

I re-added it after the upgrade to 6. Earth bound to Helios Distribution: Here’s some information about my system graphics: I just bought a brand new laptop from Sony shipped with Vista and I couldn’tbelieve how poor the performance was I wanted a refund but thought I will give Linux a try first and the performance difference is night and day. I bet it still has problems though. But actually it was the X server not the KDE -under heavy load. Also look at the log files.

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I discovered this related post, it works perfectly for me https: Join Date Aug Beans I have to reboot first and then the login works. Check out the FAQ!

Find More Posts by pan There is no use in installing any intel driver, the original one shipped by fedora and installed by default is the same as what Intel releases. For package install advice run: I’m guessing it’s the 3D rendering-stuff that doesn’t work.

Originally Posted by veerain Because it has been observed that running KDE crashes with old graphics chips. Board index All times are UTC.