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Re: [gNewSense-users] [Xorg] (EE) [drm] failed to open device

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] [Xorg] (EE) [drm] failed to open device
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:07:25 +1100

On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:56:15 +0300
Stayvoid <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Which do you want X to work on? Your dmesg [1] and Xorg log only
> > list one. (nvidia).
> I want to switch between these cards from time to time. Nvidia is
> needed for the difficult tasks, but it uses more power then Intel HD.
> I prefer to use Intel HD when I'm using a battery. If it is not enough
> I switch to Nvidia.

So only one is running at a time? I've not seen a setup like that
before, so I'll only be able to provide 'in theory' help.

in that case you might need two xorg.confs and switch between them as

> How to add Intel HD?
> > Please also include/attach your xorg.conf file (if one exists).
> It doesn't exist.

On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:42:44 +0300
Stayvoid <address@hidden> wrote:

> I don't have this file. And AFAIK it's not necessary to have one.

You have special requirements, you should create an xorg config file.
run `X -configure`, it will create one in your home dir and you can
customise from there.


Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK7FOSS)
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