Comment 16 for bug 805700

Created attachment 56946
Log file for default boot up (and no xorg.conf) - 'vesa' driver is wrongly loaded

Xorg loads 'vesa' driver for Intel 82945G/GZ Video Controller.

A get-around is to specify 'pci=noacpi' on the boot up command - when this is done, the 'intel' driver is correctly loaded.

$ Xorg -version
X.Org X Server 1.10.4
Release Date: 2011-08-19
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.24-29-server i686 Ubuntu
Current Operating System: Linux thich 3.0.0-15-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 20 15:59:53 UTC 2012 i686
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-15-generic root=/dev/sda3 ro quiet nosplash
Build Date: 19 October 2011 05:09:41AM
xorg-server 2:1.10.4-1ubuntu4.2 (For technical support please see

$ lspci | grep "VGA"
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ Integrated
Graphics Controller (rev 02)