[CentOS] graphics driver

Janez Kosmrlj postnalista at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 26 06:03:52 EDT 2010


try running system-config-display

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 9:12 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 10/23/10 11:23 AM, Ritika Garg wrote:
> > I did installation of CentOS5.5 in text mode and made changes at the
> > following places in the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf :
> > section "device"
> > identifier : "vesa"
> > driver:"vesa"
> > section "screen"
> > device:"vesa"
> >
> > Also in the file /etc/inittab I changed id:3:initdefault to
> > id:5:initdefault so that I can boot linux in graphical mode.
> > I had to make the changes in xorg.conf because the visibility of the
> > graphics was so poor that it was impossible to work.
> > The installation was done on Dell Inspiron N5010 with the chipset:
> > Intel(R) HM57 Express chipset LPC interface controller 3B0B which is a
> > part of Mobile intel 5 series
> > The video controller is: Intel (R) HD Graphics
> > Although graphics is there but the resolution and refresh rate are
> > limited to 1024*768 and 0Hz, so I need to find the video driver.
> > I had given "i810" in xorg.conf but that didn't work. Which driver is
> > recommended?
>
> I don't have one of those, but that system has the graphics controller
> integrated into the CPU (!) rather than the chipset...  Its called
> Arrandale, and I believe the correct X.org driver is IGDNG (Intel
> Graphics Device Next Generation)
>
>
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