Intel 810 onboard GFX messing X
So I logged into Slackware 9.1 with root after installation that went very smooth. =) I hate GUI installation but I need GUI desktop. So I started "startx" then suddenly these blue red green lines appeared on the screen. Then I tried x86config. Still a problem.
Here are the specs of my comp
Base processor and speed
700 MHz Intel (R) Celeron (TM) Processor
64 MB SDRAM standard
512 MB (2 x 256 MB DIMM)
100 MHz synchronous
Two 168-pin DIMMs
32, 64, 128, and 256 MB DIMMs
Free DIMM Sockets
SDRAM, 100 MHz, Intel PC SDRAM unbuffered DIMM specification, revision 1.0 compliant
128 KB Advanced Transfer Cache
7.2 MB per second
1.44 MB (3.5-inch form factor)
Up to 14.4 Kbps
v 42 bis
EIA fax commands
Direct AGP (Direct Video Memory Technology)
Intel Integrated VGA
11 MB UMA, not upgradeable
MPEG-1 for full-screen, full-motion digital video.
Integrated on MB
3D Sound Support
Direct Sound 3D, A3D, 1.0
With HP Pavilion Multimedia Display
HP/Polk Audio E stereo speakers
Expansion slots (total)
Expansion slots (free)
Drive bays (total)
Drive bays (free)
I thought I could have selected the wrong display for the integrated graphics(Intel 810). Please help me. I dont know whether I need some drivers or anything, in other words n00b
What is your output of lspci?
Should look something like this if you have the i810:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82810 GMCH [Graphics Memory Controller Hub] (rev 03)
And when you run xf86config a root since Slackware doesn't configure X during installation, when viewing the card database, did you select number 15 I believe it is in the list for the i810?
Also always make sure your putting in the correct hsync and vsync rates for your monitor.
Thanks for replying, trickykid. I did some search and found some stuff. I re-did the xf86config and now :) Im in the X after 10 minutes . Cool but I am currently using XFCE, so how do I change it to KDE?
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