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Old 11-23-2008, 01:25 PM   #1
Aleks`
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Intel 4500MHD White screen problems on Ubuntu 8.10


Hi all, a friend of mine bought a laptop that has Intel 4500MHD as a graphic card. He tried installing Ubuntu 8.10 but after install the screen went all white and he was forced to use the vesa driver.

The white screen always appeared when he used the "intel" or "i810" as the driver in xorg.conf. Is there any way to get the 4500MHD working on his laptop ?

Here is the lspci -v output : http://www.vmetni.com/o1oxy3-749?raw
 
Old 12-31-2008, 12:09 PM   #2
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I'm the friend of Aleks. Have anybody found a solution for this problem?
 
Old 01-03-2009, 11:46 PM   #3
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Try this

Hi,

I had a similar problem. It should be the intel drivers. Try the following:

1. Download this fix

2. Install/Reinstall the 3 .deb files provided

3. Change driver from "vesa" to "intel" in xorg.conf

4. Restart X

Hopefully, that should do it.

For more info, go here.
 
Old 01-04-2009, 05:57 AM   #4
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It works.
Thanks a lot milasollem.
 
  


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