UHD Graphics 630

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manifesto
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UHD Graphics 630

Post by manifesto » Thu May 16, 2019 8:40

Hi,

I have just installed a new laptop (dell precison) with UHD Graphics 630 card.
I am using KDE and after install KDE was almost unusable, all plasma menu and other widget were flickering and mostly not usable.
I have been searching aroung (other distro doenst have the issue) and finally I got it fixed by using modesetting mode (https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Intel#xorg.conf_2) :

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Section "Device"
   Identifier  "modesetting"
   Driver      "modesetting"
EndSection
So 2 things :
1 - is it the good way to do it ?
2 - Probably the installer needs to take in account that this card doesn't work properly with i915 native mode

P.

ruano1983
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Re: UHD Graphics 630

Post by ruano1983 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 22:40

yes it is fully recommended to use that driver, it is already the one in development and it works 100%

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