[Grml] Feedback needed

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Mon Mar 14 14:48:30 CET 2005

* stormchild at online.ie <stormchild at online.ie> [20050314 14:42]:
> >> On a HP Compaq dc7100 X doesn't start.

> >> lspci:
> >> 0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82915G Express Chipset
> >> Family Graphics Controller (rev 04)

> >> XFree86.0.log:
> >> (II) I810: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810, i810-dc100,
> >>         i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G
> >> (II) Primary Device is: PCI 00:02:0
> >> (--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
> >> (WW) I810: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) found
> >> (EE) No devices detected.

> >Could be please provide me the output of
> >  hwinfo | grep -i XFree86

>     XFree86 v4 Server Module: i810
>     XFree86 v4 Server Module: i810
>     XkbRules: xfree86
>     XFree86 Protocol: explorerps/2

Thanks a lot!

Did the i810-module ever work on your HP Compaq dc7100 [with other
distributions e.g.]? Did you try Xorg-Xserver on your laptop with
the i810-module already?

Generally I don't want to hack around hwinfo because SuSE did a
pretty good job on that tool. Via bootparameter/cmdline-switch it
will be of course possible to use vesafb on grml. And if startup of
Xserver fails you will find a note about possible problems and their

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