Turning off kernel mode setting is the key to Intel 830m video in Ubuntu Lucid, Sidux 2009-04 - and probably Debian Squeeze, too

Posted by Steven_Rosenber on Feb 23, 2010 9:10 AM EDT
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Attention developers: This "improvement" you call kernel mode setting is pretty much a regression for users of my particular video chip, the Intel 830m, and could be equally useless for other Intel video hardware. Do you think that maybe figuring out why kernel mode setting doesn't work in these cases is the thing to do? And how about dropping in some code that automatically turns off kernel mode setting on hardware that doesn't like it until you deal with this show-stopping bug?

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Ubuntu Lucid on Gateway Solo 1450 Steven_Rosenber 0 1,439 Feb 23, 2010 3:13 PM

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