Problems with Updates

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Oct 31 23:50:44 UTC 2008

Kennneth P. Turvey wrote:

> Apparently Ubuntu decided I really needed to be using the intel X server
> instead of the i810 X server without informing me or requesting my
> intervention.  So I ended up with both X servers installed on my system

You always get both...

> and gdm was using the newer intel driver which doesn't work with XV on my
> system.  So all I had to do was to remove the intel X server and now all
> is well.

inneresting ... Frank McCormick was having no end of trouble with the i810
and want intel :-(

> On sound.. I still have no idea what was wrong, but in working this all
> out I had to reinstall the operating system a few times.  Sound started
> working again after doing the reinstall.  It still works even though I've
> run all the current updates.  So I really have no idea what was going on
> there.

Sound is magic.  I'm just thankful when mine is working...


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