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Turning off kernel mode setting is the key to Intel 830m video

Feb 23, 2010, 18:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Before I get into this entry, after I wrote it I saw the following in the Sidux release notes:

"Kernel 2.6.32 doesn't only improve and stabilise hardware support for newer devices, it also allows enabling KMS (kernel based modesetting) for Intel graphic chipset ...

"Note to Linux kernel developers: This doesn't work with the Intel 830m. DOESN'T WORK.

"And now back to our regularly scheduled post on how turning off kernel mode setting is the best way to get "today's" Linux distributions to boot into graphical desktops on computers with the Intel 830m graphics chipset:"

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