Fixing optimal resolution with source kernel 3.8.2 and intel 3600/3650–Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

The high resolution problem looks to have been fixed once and for all by developers with the introduction quantal quetzal 12.10 and cedartrail-drm driver in DKMS format (proprietary cedarview driver for GMA3600/3650) enabled source kernels. installing the latest intel Atom VGA drivers with a GMA3600/3650 graphics chipset using kernel sources 3.8.2 would need the following steps; NB in the kernel source version 3.7.9  GMA 3600/3500 … Continue reading Fixing optimal resolution with source kernel 3.8.2 and intel 3600/3650–Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

Ubuntu 12.04 3600 GMA Driver for Intel (Cedarview)

There is a ppa repository with drivers for ubuntu 12.04 at http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/ With the following steps, you can get accelerated X working with the Intel Cedarview Chipset on Ubuntu 12.04: To begin installing, open a terminal and just add the repository below to your apt sources list http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/ to your APT: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sarvatt/cedarview # Install the add-apt-key utility sudo apt-get install add-apt-key # Install … Continue reading Ubuntu 12.04 3600 GMA Driver for Intel (Cedarview)

Manually compiling and installing Xorg libraries

This is a quick guide for compiling the Xserver or a driver from git. It takes advantage of modularization to minimize the required download and compilation time to get the latest Xserver/driver. Once the basic environment is setup, it is easy to add more advanced features using a similar procedure. This is for people who want to get started on X or users who submit … Continue reading Manually compiling and installing Xorg libraries