[ubuntu-x] testing legacy driver solution to Lucid freeze on 855GM gpu

Steven stenten at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 02:50:51 BST 2010

Yes, that's fine. Go ahead with the upgrade and post back with your results
booting without KMS.


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Michal Bojanowski <m.j.bojanowski at uu.nl>wrote:

> On 08/02/2010 10:16 PM, Steven wrote:
>> Try running
>> sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel
>> and see what it wants to remove/install/upgrade/etc. If it doesn't want
>> to remove any packages, you should be alright installing it.
>> xserver-xorg-video-intel is the legacy driver we want to test, so it's
>> very important that it gets installed correctly (and also that you test
>> it with KMS disabled).
>> -Steven
> When trying to install xserver-xorg-video-intel as you suggested I'm
> getting what's below. Is it OK?
> $ sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer
> required:
>  libcaca-dev libaudiofile-dev libaudio-dev libpulse-dev libmikmod2-dev
>  libxmu-headers libavahi-client-dev libdbus-1-dev libxt-dev libxmu-dev
>  libtiff4-dev libesd0-dev libasound2-dev libtiffxx0c2 libslang2-dev
>  libavahi-common-dev libaa1-dev
> Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
> The following extra packages will be installed:
>  libx11-xcb1 libxcb-dri2-0
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
>  libx11-xcb1 libxcb-dri2-0
> The following packages will be upgraded:
>  xserver-xorg-video-intel
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