[ALUG] Display error when switching to console from X

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Thu Nov 27 12:58:02 GMT 2008


On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:09:42PM +0000, Brett Parker wrote:
> On 27 Nov 12:00, Chris G wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 11:21:05AM +0000, Brett Parker wrote:
> > > So, in this instance:
> > >     Version of X.Org that you're running
> > 
> > X.Org X Server 1.5.2
> > Release Date: 10 October 2008
> > X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
> > 
> > >     Graphics chipset
> > Intel G45
> > 
> > >     X.Org driver you're using
> > Well I assume it's Intel. .... yes, here we are:-
> > (II) intel: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810,   
> >     i810-dc100, i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G, 915G,
> >     E7221 (i915), 915GM, 945G, 945GM, 945GME, 965G, G35,
> >     965Q, 946GZ,
> >     965GM, 965GME/GLE, G33, Q35, Q33,
> >     Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset,
> >     Intel Integrated Graphics Device, G45/G43, Q45/Q43
> > 
> > >     Wether or not you're using DRI
> > It seems so, from Xorg.0.log:-
> > (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
> > 
> > > 
> > > And potentially:
> > >     Kernel version
> >  2.6.27-7-generic #1 SMP
> > 
> > > 
> > > I've seen this quite often on nvidia graphics cards using the binary
> > > nvidia driver.
> > > 
> > Well that's not it as I'm using Intel.
> 
> Ho hum, known bug.
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/279011
> 
> http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=intel+g45+not+switching+correctly+between+X.org+and+console
> was how I got there. (Well, and a quick prod in another IRC channel).
> 
> Hope that helps,

Well I suppose so, I'm hunting around looking at that thread and links
from it.  I may try and build the Intel version 2.5.0 drivers which
seem to fix the problems for some people.  It's not trivial though
because of dependencies etc.

-- 
Chris Green




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