First, the problem I have a Dell laptop, with an Intel 2430M processor and a ATI 6490HD graphics card.
Until recently, I used a 3.5 sabayon kernel, with xorg-X11 as option for "eselect opengl", and everything seemed to work fine (including kde effects). The "ati" option didn't seem to work as well (it's been a while since I tried it last, but I remember it was working, but with no effects).
I noticed that a 3.6 kernel was available in sabayon, and I tried to switch to that (used kernel-switcher of course). I kept the xorg-X11 option, but that now that doesn't work... instead of the login screen, I get a blank screen (well, not exactly blank, it's like a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F<1..6>), framebuffer picture included and a blinking cursor in the top left corner).
Fortunately, I was able to change the opengl setting to ati and I was able to start kde and resume using my computer. The weird part is that now KDE effects no longer work (with an error that effects are not available if I try to enable them).
On a probably related note, what is the status for the VGA switcheroo in sabayon? I was googling and this term kept showing up, but on gentoo wikis I read that I need to compile the kernel with certain options (I'm not really looking forward to that, I'd rather stick to the kernels provided in entropy).
Issues Related to Hardware (Sound, Video, Printers, Scanners, Webcams, Touchpads, Keyboards, Sensors, Drives, GRUB, etc.)
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