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Old 05-15-2005, 02:22 PM   #1
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Has anybody tried the latest driver for Intel integrated graphics on Debian?

the driver file is here

it is .rpm so would just converting it to .deb then install it would be enough?

HOw have you installed it ?

my laptop has Intel Corp 82852 / 855GM graphics
Old 05-16-2005, 07:26 AM   #2
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Is the latest driver "from intel" suppose to be better or is it just for curiosity/problems to solve?

With xfree intel drivers and the intel drivers built-in in a custom kernel, there should be no need for these drivers. If you don't want to compile the kernel you can try to auto-configure xfree and
the intel drivers in the kernel.
Old 05-16-2005, 09:37 AM   #3
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i have compiled all the intel integrated modules in my kernel

i now use i810 and i830

the one from intel is i915 .

just rmmod i830 and modprobe i810?


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