[ubuntu-za] Kubuntu Remix
derick at cyberiansystems.net
Fri Sep 19 15:21:54 BST 2008
The problem was solved by using Igshaan's method below and also
reverting to an older driver, through a roundabout way: I installed the
via driver from Viaarena (it doesn't work), then uninstalled it and
allowed Kubuntu to reselect its preferred driver, which then worked.
I assume the driver got confused when I reverted from kdm-kde4 to kdm in
Igshaan Mesias wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:52:26AM +0200, Derick Hewetson wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan,
>> I should have mentioned that the computer is a laptop, so there is no way to
>> change the adapter, but I will try a new openchrome driver and see what
>> If xorg.conf no longer mentions which driver to use, how do I configure it to
>> select a specific driver? Even the "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" no
>> longer asks which driver to use.
> afaik, you can still specify which driver to use in you xorg.conf. I had a similar issue just
> the other day. I used the below mentioned conf and it worked perfectly.
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Configured Video Device"
> Boardname "via"
> Busid "PCI:1:0:0"
> Driver "openchrome"
> Screen 0
> Hope this helps.
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