But I’ll try to update this live version on another machine and try again on my netbook. AdamW on Linux and more. A higher kernel is available in backports. Boot this live version on another computer and update all xserver and kernel packages. The examples below will feature x, but be sure to change it to the actual resolution of your screen. My Welcome to you. So can you help me with this problem?

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At grub menu you can use e for edit, scroll to linux line and replace quiet splash with nomodeset. If your hardware is not listed, you may need to experiment. Seyed Mohammad 2, 7 26 I still like Intel, but gna500 here, this driver story, for a bit older graph hw of intel, ah no, please.

Driver overview

A work-in-progress free driver is currently available, however the proprietary driver does not work with current Linux kernels and current versions of X. Later on, while trying in vain to find some combination that would work, I found that Olivier Blin of Mandriva has been poking at this stuff, as he has a cleaner patch to make it build against 2. With that and a few other minor tweaks, I got it to build.

As of kernel 3.

It does not show whole screen and it is cut in the middle. I tried anyway compiling the debian and other sources from their driver on Mint, Mint is not gonna fall down so easily as in a broken installation, and if so, no prob, I do it from fresh.


Here is what to do to use modesetting: To do this open a terminal and use the following commands: It expects to build against various headers from the version of drm in the kernel module source, not the system copies or at least not the system copies on Fedora My Welcome to you.

Did you try various boot parameters in grub?

Intel, Dell or some combination of the two contracted out to Tungsten Graphics to write a driver for it. Because Dell ship it with Ubuntu. Some index files failed to download. The problem is, that dominating companies are less under pressure than many others. I’m currently using “modesetting” “vesa” tells me it won’t use a card bound by the kernel, or something like thatand those links made me think the there’s actually something more suitable for this card, like that “psb” driver?

First, make sure that you have pm-utils [ broken link: Others who are running the GMA driver will have to advise.

Intel GMA Poulsbo Driver Finally Works Towards 2D – Phoronix

By the looks of it, you can get it up and running, with a bit of futzing around, either by running Ubuntu Netbook Remix or running Ubuntu Hardy and forcing the Netbook Remix packages onto it polsbo see the forum thread for details on that. Sign up using Email and Password.


I’ve tried some options at GRUB and it was succesful. Of gmx500 the wiki talks about a problem when booting from USB and states that restarting X using: As to the red output, that “red” is a function of your terminal to indicate that the out put from “grep gma” is a match. April 8th, 7.

GMA/Poulsbo – Apparently someone got it working?

Starting with Mandriva Release Candidate 2, Poulsbo drivers are now fully supported out of the box when you use One isos. But, I bought a lap, and I deserve poulsob of the hardware, as in software-drivers for that hardware. For some reason, xrandr sees some non-existing ports:. If you are not able to resume and you get a black screen instead, try the above quirk command with only one dash. Retrieved from ” https: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

See the manpage for pm-suspend for a list of them all.

The graphics core is called GMA and unlike most graphics cores used by Intel was developed by Imagination Technologies.