Status of Poulsbo drivers under karmic?
david.mandala at canonical.com
Tue Aug 4 17:30:30 BST 2009
Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> A couple of months ago, I blogged on Ubuntu Planet on my experiences
> with Ubuntu on the Dell Mini 10 netbook . Since then, the posting
> has attracted quite a few comments from others interested in running
> Ubuntu on that (very nice) netbook. The key point is, that In order to
> get the GMA-500 video card going at nominal resolution under jaunty,
> you need to activate the PPA from the competent people in the Ubuntu-
> Mobile team and install the psb driver from there.
> I am curious to know whether the Poulsbo drivers are going to be in
> the official distribution of Karmic Koala, and if the video card will
> be detected by the installer. Any news on this?
I'm quite sorry to say that the Poulsbo drivers will not be in Karmic
Koala. The Poulsbo chipset has a proprietary section to the driver and
Intel has said they are not supporting Karmic Koala, so its out of my hands.
>  http://mok0.wordpress.com/2009/05/25/ubuntu-on-the-dell-mini-10-2/
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