Bug 28586

Summary: problems with intel gma hd integrated card on ubuntu 10.4LTS
Product: DRI Reporter: pietro.sonzogni
Component: DRM/IntelAssignee: Wang Zhenyu <zhenyu.z.wang>
Status: CLOSED INVALID QA Contact:
Severity: major    
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:
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Description pietro.sonzogni 2010-06-17 10:25:31 UTC
Created attachment 36340 [details]
I wasn't able to open vBios.dump so i couldn't copy into attachments.txt

Bug description:

Linux could starts only on safety mode:(
The resolution sucks :(
when 3d engine start the pc blocks :(

System environment:

-- chipset: i915
-- system architecture: 64-bit
-- kernel: 2.6.32-22-generic
-- Linux distribution: ubuntu 10.4 LTS
-- Machine or mobo model: notebook HP g62 120 EL

I read something around but nothing really fixing.
I hope u could help me to fix that.
I'm quite disappointed 'cause i bought an intel graphic card not one unknown and i'd expect it was linux friendly.I was wrong.
Help me please!!:)
Comment 1 Gordon Jin 2010-06-17 19:08:12 UTC
Could you try a newer kernel like 2.6.34? Many patches for hd graphics have been added after 2.6.32.
Comment 2 Chris Wilson 2010-07-15 13:40:28 UTC
Pietro, the stock drivers distributed with ubuntu 10.4 are very old. The starting point when testing graphics on Ubuntu is to install the latest drivers from the ppa:xorg-edgers.

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