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Old 04-01-2016, 11:20 AM   #1
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Auto detect video card driver on Linux From Scratch

I recently made a Linux From Scratch on my virtualbox. I notice that on my /etc/X11/xorg.conf my video card driver is listed as vesa.
But when I boot the live CD on my laptop, X doesn't start. I have to change the vesa to Intel and run
kdm start
and then it works fine
Is there any way, I can detect the video drivers before X starts and make necessary changes?
Old 04-01-2016, 11:59 AM   #2
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See "Beyond Linux® From Scratch ", Chapter 24. X Window System Environment, Introduction to Xorg Intel Driver.

That should answer your questions.
Old 04-01-2016, 12:06 PM   #3
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I already read that. There isn't anything that explains how I can automatically detect the card and change the "vesa" to "Intel"


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