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INFO: State of Intel Poulsbo chipset’s GMA 500 graphics driver

Purpose: The primary purpose of this blog post is to introduce Linux graphics driver state for Intel’s Poulsbo (a.k.a US 15W) chipset, specifically for the GMA 500 graphics chip. In this blog post, we will see lot of resources where you can go and look for information regarding the driver status for your distribution (like […]

TIP: Find out Linux kernel drivers/modules being used by hardware devices on your system

Most of the advanced Linux users like to custom compile their own kernels so that they can remove all the fat (non-essential stuff) that by default is compiled or built as modules into the stock kernel from Linux distribution vendor. For example, if you install Debian Lenny (5.0) which comes with 2.6.26 kernel, you will […]

TIP: How to check which video driver is your X server using?

If you need to find out which driver is being used by your X server in Linux, you can easily find that out by giving the following command: debian-:~# cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log Output X.Org XInput driver : 2.0 (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//vesa_drv.so ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.0 ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 2.0 (II) […]

  
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