[arch-general] Howto create initial xorg.conf for intel 915?

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Mon May 18 06:06:28 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 04:51 -0500, David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. wrote:
> Listmates:
> I have been throught http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Intel_Graphics, and 
> even added the section on howto calculate your VideoRam value, but I didn't 
> find anything about generating an initial xorg.conf for the intel card.
> Currently I have no xorg.conf and things are working, but not as fast as they 
> could. I would like to configure the card to use UXA accell, but I need an 
> xorg.conf to tweak. Anybody know a quick way to create one?
> Thanks.

Xorg -configure
Then move /root/xorg.conf.new to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add:
Option "AccelMethod" "UXA"
To the section of your videocard.

No need to set other things like videoram, etc.

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