Intel Sandybridge graphics support?

Baurzhan Muftakhidinov baurthefirst at
Fri Feb 20 09:04:09 PST 2015

On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 8:42 PM, Sascha Wildner <saw at> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:41:03 +0100, Baurzhan Muftakhidinov
> <baurthefirst at> wrote:
>> Than wasn't the case too, I do use startxfce4 but no success.
>> I notice that when I do X -configure, it creates
>> with 2 Screens and 2 graphic cards, where first one uses intel
>> and second one uses vesa driver. I don't have external
>> monitor to check DisplayPort output on my laptop.
> Can you repeat it while ssh'd into the box? Does the connection continue
> working after startxfce4?
> If not: It might just have paniced. Try typing 'call dumpsys' in the dark
> and see if the disk led goes active (writing the crash dump to disk). When
> it is finished, type 'reset' and upon rebooting it would save the dump to
> /var/crash. If that is the case, we'd be interested in the newest core.txt.X
> file.
> Sascha

The host system is fine, ssh connection continues to work.
But even when I kill X server, the laptop's screen remains blank and black,
e.g. it does not return to console.

BTW, the laptop model is HP elitebook 2560p (CPU is i5-2450M)


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