old intel graphics works better (without uxa acceleration tweak)
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Sat Apr 5 03:21:47 UTC 2014
That is really good news!
I have a machine with the problem that I will test on, and if it works
there (and videos also work), I may take out the PCI NVIDIA card in what
used to be my primary machine, and try it again with the Intel graphics.
On 04/04/2014 06:45 PM, Eric Bradshaw wrote:
> From: Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com>
> Hi everybody,
> Old intel graphics works again (without the uxa acceleration tweak), at
> least it works better from pictures.
> Somewhere along the development path of Trusty, it started to render
> pictures well again, for example the background picture of Lubuntu.
> Those of us who had problems in Saucy and also in the beginning of
> Trusty have fixed it with the uxa acceleration tweak (introduced to us
> by John)
> Edit (or create) /etc/X11/xorg.conf as follows: (ugh, can't format,
> should be a tab before each line except the first and the last).
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Intel Graphics"
> Driver "intel"
> Option "AccelMethod" "uxa"
> This is not necessary in the current daily build in our IBM Thinkcentre
> with the following Intel graphics:
> VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated Graphics
> Controller (rev 02)
> But there is another problem too. Video clips are rendered with too
> bright colours. This problem appeared at the same time as the jagged
> contours in pictures. And this problem remains in our Thinkcentre.
> I suggest that you try too, if you are/were affected by this regression.
> Please check the rendering of pictures (jagged contours) and also
> playing video clips (which might have too bright colours) and let us
> know how it works for you!
> Best regards
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