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Old 07-07-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
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Cedarview Graphics N2600 support


Hey guys I love slackware but I would love it more if i can get the new cedarview gpu graphics card working with my intel n2600 cpu.
 
Old 07-07-2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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The GMA3600/3650 in those CPUs are not Intel video chips, they are PowerVR SGX545 video chips which currently have no Linux support.
 
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Old 07-07-2012, 01:19 PM   #3
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Ugh!!! Thanks. Allthough, I was reading some work arounds in the Debian FAQ System dealing with a kernel upgrade and config to 3.3.x+. I honestly did not want to go through such a hassle since i am inexperienced in the subject matter. But with the same laptop I was able to at least get a basic VESA 800X600 on the newer kernel distros (example: ubuntu, fedora...) but on slackware "start x" is quick to crash perhaps because its a 2.6.x? I also have a problem with my second laptop (both new) as I traded in my old ones (wish I kept them)... the 2nd one has an "ATI Radeon™ HD 6250 Graphics"... Again startx crashes so i never can experience my kde. But I will post that in another thread. Thanks for quick reply.
 
Old 07-07-2012, 06:33 PM   #4
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Look here for a solution:

http://communities.intel.com/message/160667
 
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Talking Yess!

No Way! hasnt even been a week yet... Excellent reply thanks so much.
 
  


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