More information about installing and configuring various graphical desktop environments and applications can be found in the section of our documentation. What do you have there. Once the programs are installed, run startx again. Congratulations, you now hopefully have a working Xorg! Information on installing these desktop environments can be found here on the wiki. Note Experiences of this configuration can be found in the Discussion of this page. With a badly designed card it might damage the motherboard as it tries to draw excessive power from the PCIe connector.

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All times are GMT. Modern open source video drivers rely on kernel mode setting KMS.

Before proceeding with the Intel DDX drivernote that this driver has been slowly deprecating for several years. Do this while the CPU is as idle as possible.

I am using Gnome. Models iK and iK, codenamed Devil’s Canyon, have a better internal thermal grease to help heat escape and an improved internal voltage regulator “FIVR”to help deliver clean power in extreme situations like overclocking.


If the kernel was updated to a newer version in the process geentoo will most likely require the bootloader’s configuration files to be updated as well. Submit a new link. To add this parameter, edit the bootloader’s configuration file. Open up a favorite text editor and create a file with this inside it:. I have Haswell chipset iK.


This is explained in the following section. I already have vaapi enabled, but thanks. Still gives black screen after grub on my Thinkpad grntoo Add the following to it:. The examples are heavily commented, but if more documentation regarding the syntax is needed, man xorg. The file names in Xorg’s configuration directory will be read in alpha numeric order.

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It decides which applications to run using the following logic:. That just shows you, assume nothing. Modern open source video drivers rely on kernel mode setting KMS. The argument after the monitor name in the Device section must match the Identifier in the Monitor section. Give each monitor a unique identifier, itel list its physical position, such as “RightOf” or “Above” another monitor.

Xorg/Guide – Gentoo Wiki

An average user may be frightened at the thought of having to type in commands. If I read that article correctly, modesetting is enabled by default. Test your frames per second FPS at the default size. Can you adjust the screen brightness using xbacklight?


xdrivers/xfvideo-intel – Gentoo Packages

Sat Mar 31, 3: I have a functioning Gentoo laptop that uses Intel graphics, and it ends up using not using the modesetting driver for Xorg, and genoo also doesn’t show up in its dmesg. Other distros have started phasing out xfvideo-intel in favor of the modesetting driver which the latter is more advanced on Gen 4 and later Intel GPUs see https: KMS provides an improved graphical boot with less flickering, faster user switching, a built-in framebuffer console, seamless switching from the console to Xorg, and other features.

Each file is given a unique name and ends in. Run startx and be happy about the result. Without egntoo step the xorg. Manufacturer and model number, so I can download the manual.