It’s a weird, bastard chipset that nobody – apparently including Intel – loves; the one turd in the collection everything else Intel makes gets fantastic Linux support. II Primary Device is: You can look at the man page for emgd, and there is more documentation in the file UsersGuide. The last lines in Xorg. This is not what I expect from any hardware manufacturer that has a duty to give out drivers.

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In short, you can get this card to work almost out of the box with Ubuntu Every time I’ve tried installing it, it’s had trouble even having the mouse cursor traversing the screen without chopping and jumping. Note that I only give examples for a single head system. Dec 31, Posts: Later on, while trying in vain to find some combination that would work, I found that Olivier Blin of Mandriva has been poking at this stuff, as he has a cleaner patch to make it build against 2.

Some index files failed to download. Sun May 20, 8: So my brother wasn’t using his nifty Vaio Z and tries to install Linux in it. Old thread then said plulsbo should work out of the box?


Five Years Later, Intel Poulsbo Is Still A Linux Mess – Phoronix

CS Ars Praetorian Registered: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Fortunately the version of wine in Debian Squeeze will handle the next step. The examples below will feature x, but be sure to change it to the actual resolution of your screen.

Memory allocation optimization You can often improve performance by limiting the amount lniux RAM used by the system so that there will be more available for the videocard: Alternatively, you can try the mainline kernel: They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

And I DO dislike many other big companies. Fix suspend If suspend does not work for you, there are various quirk options you linix try.

Poulsbo/GMA500 Linux support

By the looks of it, you can get it up and running, with a bit of futzing around, either by running Ubuntu Netbook Remix or running Ubuntu Hardy and forcing the Netbook Remix packages onto it — see the forum thread for details on that.

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Help me to solve this problem. Intel, Dell or some combination of the pooulsbo contracted out to Tungsten Graphics to write a driver for it. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. There are several drivers, but all lack certain basic features, such as future and current maintenance or support for suspend and hardware acceleration.


Backlight is working properly without switching of the ACPI. Mon May 21, 1: What is less funny, even, is to poulebo, that Intel cares a u know what about old HW they did. I’ve tried some options at GRUB and it was succesful.

First I hacked up a patch for the kernel module myself to make it build, not really knowing what I was doing. I picked my way through this bizarre minefield and then tried to get the fricking thing to work. I imagine you know all this; just mentioning it for completeness.

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