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Old 06-01-2008, 12:49 PM   #1
Lx4l720
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Video Driver - Intel(R) G33/G31


Hi,

my computer is a duel boot between Vista and 8.04 LTS and I was noticing some poor video performance. The Gnome desktop effects seem to work flawlessly, but video from YouTube and avi's on my computer play horribly. The color is washed out - making all the video look like a bootleg camcorder in a theater recording, and and cpu is working hard on this with stuttering in playback.

Vista's device manager says this about my adapter: "Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family".

So are there any drivers out there for this? How should I proceed?

Thanks!
 
Old 01-03-2009, 12:41 PM   #2
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I also need this driver for RH9 (kernel 2.4x)
 
Old 01-04-2009, 07:01 AM   #3
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Maybe this link can help you. http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/HARDW...d_Q33_Chipsets
Did you install video driver correctly?
 
Old 09-29-2009, 06:05 PM   #4
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The above link is not valid anymore. Can anybody update the link? I'm in search for this driver too. Thanks!
 
Old 09-30-2009, 03:37 AM   #5
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Quote:
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So are there any drivers out there for this? How should I proceed?
You should already have the driver installed. It is called xserver-xorg-video-intel. Open a terminal and run:
Code:
aptitude show xserver-xorg-video-intel
Near the top of the output it will say if it is installed or not.
To see if direct rendering is enabled, run in terminal:
Code:
glxinfo | grep -i direct
If it reports "yes" then direct rendering is enabled. If the desktop effects are working then direct rendering is probably enabled.
There have been big performance regressions with the intel driver in Jaunty. This did not affect Hardy though as far as I remember.

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