[kde-linux] Cannot access certain site
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 29 21:02:09 UTC 2008
On Saturday 29 March 2008 20:49:37 david wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Saturday 29 March 2008 09:22:39 david wrote:
> >> Anne Wilson wrote:
> >>> So what sort of spec are you talking about? It would help us to
> >>> understand your problem. As for the new laptop, maybe the video card
> >>> is too recent? It sometimes takes a while for things to catch up.
> >>> When I bought this laptop there was a similar problem, which went away
> >>> as things updated.
> >> We don't buy new stuff - we're bottom feeders. We buy cheap stuff.
> >> The wife's new laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804, which uses
> >> Mobile Intel GL960 Express graphics. I did try to use KUbuntu's Intel
> >> driver with it, and only succeeded in getting a blank black screen. So
> >> is that chipset so new that Linux doesn't really support it yet?
> > Absolutely not. Have you googled for this? Try 'linux graphics GB960'.
> > I got plenty of hits. For a starter
> > http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Tech/Video/Intel
> > <quote>
> > The driver for this controller is known as i810, is open-source, and is
> > distributed as part of the X.org X server packages with Linux
> > distributions. This driver provides low-performance 3-D graphics
> > acceleration capabilities. </quote>
> It was the i810 driver that gave me the blank black screen on her
> machine. Using KUbuntu 7.10 in her case.
When you say it gave you the blank screen - was that during bootup?
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