Predrag Punosevac wrote:
I was wondering if anybody encountered any problems with i810 video
driver on 7.0Beta15 current.
Namely I did yesterday a fresh installation of an older Pentium III
machine and was unable to get X going.
I got Xorg as pkg_add -r by the way and the rest of the system was
installed from ISO image.
Yes, I did have
Option "IgnoreAbi" "on"
I looked carefully xorg.conf.new and the listed video driver was i810.
I did not manually compile that driver as I thought that was included
into XOrg( at least on two other new computers I use i810 driver and
it was included into XOrg).
I tried though to load it manually into kernel by editing load.conf
file. Sorry I am not enclosing log file as I wiped
installation. It was very late last night and I thought it will take
me half an hour to get things working. I end up spending
Then I tried PC-BSD 1.4 which is 6.2 stable from July and everything
went without a hitch.
I checked xorg.conf and I saw that the listed driver is
Should I try to install Xf86-video-intel-2.1.1 and then just try to
hand configure xorg.conf file.
I did notice some discussion yesterday about i810 but I thought it was
relevant just for upgrading not for
the new installation.
Any input or suggestion will be appreciated.
I solved the problem after careful examination of .log file.
The default color depth of the xorg.conf file is 32 which is unsupported
by i810 driver according to xorg message.
Setting up DefaultDepth 16 in the section "Screen" will take care of
the problem. Changing syn vertical and horizontal syn rates is not enough.
Old DeLL dimension with FreeBSD 7.0 beta 1.5 looks to me like new:-)
I thank to all of you who tried to help me out.
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