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by killer_siller
06/01/2012, 22:19
Forum: Other
Topic: Q430 integrated graphics
Replies: 0
Views: 9606

Q430 integrated graphics

I have a Q430 running Arch linux. Today I decided I was going to give bumblebee a shot. Problem: i915 graphics driver does not show up under lspci. I do get some i915 turbo errors at boot time, but nothing else i915 related shows up anywhere. Thoughts?
by killer_siller
10/06/2011, 17:33
Forum: Other
Topic: NB30 32 or 64bit?
Replies: 1
Views: 2363

Re: NB30 32 or 64bit?

I was running 64-bit ubuntu on my Asus 1201N, which was an N330. My HTPC is also an N330 running 64-bit Windows 7. Most OEMs will put 32-bit windows on their netbook simply because it's cheaper. It also delineates them from their bigger bretheren. There shouldn't be any reason 64-bit Linux won't lik...
by killer_siller
10/06/2011, 17:28
Forum: Other
Topic: Backlight on Q430 working
Replies: 2
Views: 14494

Re: Backlight on Q430 working

After reverting several other backlight solutions I discovered the following was also necessary:

a modprobe file describing the backlight states of the nvidia_bl module. I made a file at /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia_bl.conf and wrote the following into it:

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options nvidia_bl max_level=0x1ffff shift=11
by killer_siller
10/06/2011, 17:15
Forum: Other
Topic: Backlight on Q430 working
Replies: 2
Views: 14494

Backlight on Q430 working

I FINALLY got backlight working on my Q430 in Arch Linux. This solution SHOULD work for other Nvidia backlight laptops: that is those with Nvidia chipsets. Download and install nvidia_bl for your distro. For Arch this is available in AUR. I'm not using the DKMS version. Load the nvidia_bl module $ s...