On 25/06/12 11:36, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
On Lu, 25 iun 12, 08:50:41, john gennard wrote:
On 24/06/12 18:19, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
On Du, 24 iun 12, 16:49:43, john gennard wrote:
I have eliminated problems with the mouse. Also, I've used a small partition
on the drive and installed Win XP and this works perfectly thus eliminating
problems with the graphic card.
Would it be feasible for you to try the kernel and Xorg from backports?
I presume so. I've read the backports web page and it seems simple
enough to use.
For single packages it is very easy, just
apt-get install -t squeeze-backports<package>
but I don't know exactly which package to pull for Xorg. I would try
xserver-xorg-video-radeon and hope it will pull anything else needed
Hm! I've tried that, but it seems I shall have to upgrade my kernel.
The error message is:-
"This version of xserver-xorg-video-nouveau is linked against a newer
libdrm-nouveau which breaks the ABI and is not compatible with kernel
<= 2.6.33. You need to upgrade the kernel to 2.6.34 -rcl or newer.
Do you mean recompiling the kernel?
No, there is a 3.2 kernel on backports (it has bpo in it's name).
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