I've got two graphics cards in my computer:
- Nvidia GTX 580
- Intel Graphics (onboard)
The Nvidia part is working fine: plugged in a DVI cable to my monitor and everything works perfectly. The Intel part is totally ignored.
xrandr says it is disconnected, and even
tty is not visible at the Intel/HDMI display.
xf86-video-intel installed, my monitor says
no signal, if it is uninstalled, it says
1024-768 connected with a black screen. (completely black, no
I am using
xf86-video-intel I also added to
i915 tag in the
uname -r gives me:
lscpi -v gives me (among other things):
00:02.0 Display controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) Subsystem: ASRock Incorporation Device 0122 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 45 Memory at f7400000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M] Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M] I/O ports at f000 [size=64] Capabilities:  MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit- Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2 Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features Kernel driver in use: i915 Kernel modules: i915
xrandr gives me:
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1920 x 1200, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected 1920x1200+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 518mm x 324mm 1920x1200 59.95*+ 1600x1200 60.00 1280x1024 75.02 60.02 1280x960 60.00 1152x864 75.00 1024x768 75.08 70.07 60.00 832x624 74.55 800x600 72.19 75.00 60.32 56.25 640x480 75.00 72.81 66.67 60.00 720x400 70.08 DVI-I-2 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) HDMI-4 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
Possible causes which are not the cause
- The cable is not the problem. It runs perfectly fine booting on Windows.