Display: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at gmail.com
Sat Jun 24 17:48:33 UTC 2006

On 6/23/06, dw <dwinner-lists at att.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> We are about to buy new Thinkpads (T60's), and will be running FreeBSD
> 5.5 or 6.2 (probably 6.2) on them.
> The ones I've spec'd out have the the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator
> 950 as its video adapter -- does anybody have any input on these? Will
> they work? I'd hate to have 7 new thinkpads show up and find out that we
> can't run X because of this.
> There are similar T60's available that ship w/ ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
> cards, but they all seem to be heavier and shorter on battery life, and
> the other folks here put battery life and weight as the #1 items on
> their wish lists before I started to spec them out, so that leans me
> towards the ones with the Intel graphics card.

This is what Google says:

Looks like xorg does it all for you.

OTOH I remember my friend moaning about problems with
newer intel graphics and Solaris 10. I hope that's not relevant.

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