Unmenschenable wrote:I can possibly assume that Ubuntu uses the same driver.
Unmenschenable wrote:On the Intel download site, I find a driver update for Linux dated 8-24-10 with no version listed. The penultimate released version was 9.0.2, dated 8-8-08. This driver is specific to my 4 Series Express Chipset. They call it an Intel Embedded Graphics Drivers (IEGD) for VBIOS.
Ollie, one of your links is specific to the GMA500. I do indeed have a graphics media accelerator on the motherboard, but the question is, which one? I found a chart on a wikipedia site for the Intel GMA, but I'm having trouble matching accelerator with chipset. Would anyone have any slick way of determining my accelerator?
I'd like to learn a little more before updating the driver.
Unmenschenable wrote:Using the “lspci | grep VGA” command, I got more on the chipset as follows: “00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)”.
lspci | grep -i vga
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
Changing the boot command may be necessary to fix problems with system freezes or video displays when trying to install Ubuntu.
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