Intel GMA 950

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Introduction

The scope of this wiki is to cover in detail the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 graphics processors, including driver installation and troubleshooting.

Driver Installation

Open Source Intel Driver

Install the driver:

# pacman -S xf86-video-intel

Use gft to generate the Xorg Modeline values and then edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add these values to the Monitor section, for example:

Section "Monitor"
 Identifier "Monitor0"
 VendorName "unknown"
 Modeline "800x600" 40.12 800 848 968 1056 600 601 605 628 #60Hz
EndSection

Lastly, add the following to the "Device" section, replacing the existing Driver value if present:

VideoRam       229376
Option "CacheLines" "1980"
Driver      "intel"