Intel 82830 in motion computing slate
On 5/30/2012 9:50 PM, Michael Aldridge wrote:
> I am working with a motion computing m1200 series slate computer which uses
> the intel 82830 graphics card. I have tried the following things to make
> it work
> disable KMS
> use VESA
> manually generate the xorg.conf file and mess with it
> generally reinstall and see if it automagically configures
> I should point out that this computer had a fully functioning windows
> install on it that was having no trouble working with graphics.
> I started off by installing just the debian 6 shell and confirming that I
> could get as far as a text console. This bit worked and I was able to
> update as well as install the xserver-xorg package. I then installed kde
> as my window manager of choice, and installed xinit in order to start X a
> bit easier. Now is where the fun part begins. Upon discovering that I
> could not start X, I tried the methods above.
> Disabling KMS had no effect, either in the i915 file or at the boot options
> line. Using the VESA driver failed due to a bit depth issue which was
> uncorrectable due to the next issue. When trying to manually generate the
> xorg.conf file, I am given the message that the number of created screens
> does not match the number of detected devices. Lastly the reinstall of X,
> and KDE failed to solve the issue. I have installed the latest version of
> the xserver-xorg-video-intel driver yet still nothing behaves as it should.
> I know just enough about the command line to be dangerous, and so it
> is entirely possible that somewhere, I missed a step in installing packages.
> All help is appreciated.
Have you read:
It's a little old, 2010, but may offer you some helpful ideas.
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