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I'm running FC5 on a Dell Optiplex GX180. Window dragging produces a kind of trippy trails.
I thought I should try installing a new video driver. So I downloaded a rpm from Intel's archives and installed it.
Now it seems that I have two rpms and maybe two modules (drivers) installed.
How do I know which module/driver is active?
If only one is active, should I remove the inactive's rpm?
And if so, how do I know which rpm corresponds to the inactive module/driver?
Here is some background output.
[jsteffer@granite X11]$ uname -a
Linux granite.steffer.com 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 #1 Tue Mar 14 15:48:33 EST 2006 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux