Release notes for 12.10 - some known problems with video drivers
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Tue Oct 16 15:39:10 UTC 2012
On Tue, 2012-10-16 at 11:42 +0100, Yorvyk wrote:
> Some of the legacy video drivers are currently non-functional and aren't
> likely to be resolved any time soon. If at all.
> Trident Cyberblade - xserver-xorg-video-trident
> This driver has a whole array of problems.
> As the VESA driver doesn't work with this chip set the only solution is
> to remain with 12.04.
> Intel i810 - xserver-xorg-video-intel
> This driver currently segfaults on this chipset.
> SiS M650/650 - xserver-xorg-video-sis
> This driver currently loops around the login screen for the M650 or
> produces a blank screen 650.
> Before upgrade from 12.04 blacklist or delete the video driver and use
> Xorg.conf or RandR to set the correct resolution etc. if necessary.
> A new install can only be accomplished from the alternate ISO. On
> reboot go to Recovery Mode and delete/blacklist video driver. On reboot
> create suitable xorg.conf or use RandR to get correct resolution if
> There may be problems with other legacy video chips for which the
> blacklist/delete workaround may well work.
This particular problem:
Intel i810 - xserver-xorg-video-intel
This driver currently segfaults on this chipset.
Will make Lubuntu 12.10 useless for me, since my primary machine is a
Dell Dimension DX1100, which uses the Intel i810 graphics, and it does
not have a slot for a nvidia card.
Is this a Lubuntu-specific problem, or does it apply to all the Ubuntu
Is there any sort of work-around (or are all these machines now
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