About HP T5000 on Edubuntu 7.10 and Hardy 8.04
dean at mumby.co.za
Thu Mar 27 18:11:24 GMT 2008
Asmo Koskinen wrote:
> Asmo Koskinen kirjoitti:
>> Just before T5000 flashes green screen it says this as error message:
>> memory size detection failed
> Digging the Dirt...
> " * The kernel via fb driver (vt8623fb) can't calculate the size of
> AGP memory size correctly and defaults to 16MB. (See startup output.)
> * The Xorg via driver also can't calculate the AGP memory size
> correctly and gets 32.5MB (when BIOS had set it to 32MB). See
> "Summary: Both the kernel vt8623fb driver and the Xorg via driver should
> be changed to correctly determine the amount of video memory. Luc's
> patch (apparently to the openchrome driver) might provide a base for a
> suitable change."
> Maybe I am stuck with Ubuntu 7.10/2.6.22-kernel?
> Best Regards Asmo Koskinen.
It begs the question do we have any choice in terms of the kernel , if
we setup the apt.sources to point to 7.10 could we simply install an
older kernel into the build chroot and still have all the other newer
hardy features ?
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