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XGL and Xen Can Mix on a T61p

Dec 26, 2007, 01:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ross Brunson)

[ Thanks to Ross Brunson for this link. ]

"I write this post from my cube-spinning phenom of a laptop, my Lenovo T61p. Owing to its newness, there were a few hiccups configuring SLED 10 SP1. One that caused no small annoyance was getting X working when running the Xen kernel. I tried all kinds of sax2 command line permutations to get even a basic VESA frame buffer configuration working... all to no avail :(. Thanks to a few wikis at opensuse.org and some great pointers from some fellow geeks, I'm able to use the Nvida driver with the Xen kernel... wait for it, with XGL enabled!

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