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Author: Elimar Riesebieter
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Chimaera install: only low resolution video
* Haines Brown <haines@???> [2021-10-27 07:47 -0400]:

> On Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 12:24:08PM +0200, Ludovic Bellière wrote:
> > Hello Haines,
> >
> > Your issue isn't about the graphic card, but probably linked to your screen. I
> > do not know what a Gigabyte Z590 machine is, and can't look it up at the moment,
> > but I would suggest that you'd research compatibility feedbacks for your
> > hardware. You'll find something if the machine is being used by members of the
> > FOSS community and there are serious issues.
> Ludovic, thanks for the feedback. The Z590 chipset is new (March
> 2021), but I did see that someone had installed linux on it and so
> assumed it could be done.

AKAIK the chipset Z590 needs at least a 5.13 kernel. A 5.14.14 runs
fine here.

> I don't see Gigabyte's specification of the
> video chip.
> The lspci command returns
>   VGA compatible controller: Intel ... Device 4c8a (rev 04)
>     (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

The Intel kernel driver in combination with the Intel firmware
should be perfect.

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