Questions tagged [skylake]

The 6th generation Intel Core processor microarchitecture released in August 2015.

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Ubuntu 19 goes full white screen at times because of display driver?

I have Ubuntu 19.04 OS installed on my Dell laptop. When I close the laptop lid and open it up to resume my work I end up seeing TOTAL WHITE SCREEN. I will have to power down and restart my laptop ...
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Branching on Intel micro-architecture?

I need to write a script, which will work slightly differently on Intel Skylake processors. I can see that the lscpu tool outputs Model number differently on different CPUs, for example: i7-4578U ...
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Software rendering mode after Linux Mint update

After I did some security updates, my video display became unstable (it was showing dust when some animations were to be displayed, as if the vidao cable was incorrectly plugged), I did not really ...
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Unable to properly configure Intel HD 510 (Skylake) graphics on Debian Jessie

I have had this issue since I installed , and I've been trying to resolve this with my limited experience with linux (which I have been using for ~9 months now). Internal graphics on debian do not ...
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Can't run intel power gadget

First time posting here. I'm trying to monitor my CPU activity with the Intel power-gadget tool, that can be found on Intel's web site. As the Readme file said, I execute the following lines make ./...
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Tearing issue with archlinux/skylake hd530/gnome 3.22 wayland

I've installed archlinux+Gnome 3.22. Everything is working fine except i915 mod (I think) because I can see display tearing, mostly in firefox. I tried every 20-intel.conf configurations. I installed ...
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How Smooth is Upgrading Linux kernel in Debian 8.5?

I would like to upgrade my Linux kernel to 4.7 in Debian 8.5, since it has significant better Skylake 6th generation support than the current linux kernel. In Ubuntu 16.04, the upgrade is easy. ...
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Why failing to adjust display's resolution in Debian 8.5 of Skylake CPU?

Fig. 1 My current display's resolution 1024x768 and I cannot change it in Settings, Fig. 2 Output example My screen resolution is max 1920x1080. I do # http://superuser.com/a/716837/2005 root@...
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Getting error while using xrandr --setprovideroffloadsink in Manjaro after update

I am using Manjaro KDE edition. I have a system with Skylake i5 processor and hybrid graphics. System: Host: aditya-laptop Kernel: 4.4.8-1-MANJARO x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.3.0) Desktop: ...
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how to edit “set params” in a fedora install?

I am trying to install Fedora into a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 260 Ultrabook. So apparently I need to add a line "intel_pstate=no_hwp" to the grub boot parameters. These are the only issues I've found ...
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How to install i915_bo driver in Linux Mint

The chosen answer in this post mentions the installation of the i915_bo driver. I have the same OS (Linux Mint 17.3), but I'm running the i915 driver. Can someone please tell me where do I find it ...
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Intel HD 530 not recognised by kernel 4.4.1

After recompiling the kernel (4.4.1 on openSuse leap), i was expecting to, at least, see the gfx listed when lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Sky Lake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers (rev 07) ...
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Xorg works only when bbswitch is ON?

I've got a weird problem. I installed bumblebee and when I start Xorg with startx it freezes the system completely (cannot switch tty or REISUB). But, when I use bbswitch to turn my dedicated graphics ...
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Got a brand new laptop with hardware still unsupported. Should I wait or return it?

So my parents offered my a Laptop, a quite good one judging by my other computers (for example my Desktop is still stuck on CDQ), and it is always sort of rude to return a gift in any situation, but ...
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Skylake not yet well supported on Linux? [closed]

I have a laptop with the new Skylake architecture (i7-6700HQ HD530) and also a discrete GPU (GTX 960m). I've run Windows 10 on it as well as several Linux distributions: Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Fedora, and ...