i810 driver problem

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at math.arizona.edu
Sun Oct 28 13:23:10 PDT 2007

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

Section "ServerFlags"
          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
3 hours.

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.

Predrag Punosevac

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