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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I'm using 11.04 Xubuntu on my Vaio P with EMDG and I've got decent perfomance but neither backlight keys nor suspend work. I'm really missing the possibility to suspend. Is it working on 11.10 for...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hello Sakartu,
    hibernation via uswsusp takes 50+ seconds to save to disk and then instead of weaking up reboots with no apparent saved session. What a shame. I've now already spent more time trying...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thank you Sakartu! But uswsusp doesn't work for me :(
    I'm really desperate about this. It appears that the Desktop is still running after suspend and weake-up, but I only see a blank screen.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Same here, fresh install of Natty and a blank screen on every wake-up. I've not been able to suspend successfully even once and backlight keys don't work, either.

    But video playback works for the...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Unfortunately, no, it doesn't work. No reaction to trying to switch virtual terminals. Maybe it has something to do with XFCE?
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thanks rapiertg, but unfortunately this didn't work on my machine. Blank screen as before :(
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hm, tried the Natty suspend workaround


    sudo mv /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d/99video /usr/lib/pm-utils/99video

    but it isn't working, my vaio p11z (EMGD, Natty Xubuntu) wakes up to a blank...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d/99video

    That should be the one for the suspend workaround I'm trying. Thank you thopiekar!
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hey all, I just installed Natty with EMGD and it's great! You guys really work wonders :)

    I accidentally deleted the 99video file, could someone please point me to where I can get it without the...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Tista, you're da man! Thanks so much and sorry again for highjacking this thread. Off to work now :D
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I tried 4 different USB drives, now I'm out of options. :(

    Edit: Even tried to install using a USB CD-ROM drive, the stupid installer doesn't find external devices. After initial installation...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    I found this:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cdrom-detect/+bug/582427.

    It seems to suggest using a different USB drive or the new Natty installation. I'm not using Unetbootin, so this...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thanks Fanum,
    I'm trying the alternate iso via USB. The live system doesn't start either. Installing grub2 via knoppix and then loading the ISO is beyond me.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Funnily enough I can't install Maverick on my vaio P due to the infamous "No common CD-ROM drive was detected"-bug. I tried these fixes https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick but...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Wow, I can't believe you've fixed Xv with psb, great work! Thank you so much =D>
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thanks a million, your xorg.conf got me going again. You rock! :guitar:
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Hey Folks, sorry but I still need your help with emgd (Natty, latest script with xorg 1.9) on my vaio p11z: Even though it all installs and compiles successfully, and after grub and plymouth in nice...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thanks for all your great work! I've been following this thread since post #1 and today decided to try out EMGD.



    I seem to have a similar problem. Installed EMGD on a fresh Natty installation...
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    This works for me on my vaio P. I use Empathy, haven't tried Ekiga:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=9865257&postcount=1990

    Kudos to the great hackers of this forum!
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Tried it and it worked! Thanks a million :)
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Thanks for the info. What a bummer! I'm using 1&1 and no luck so far. Will have to download from somewhere else then.
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    ffmpeg.org seems to be down all day?!
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Cheers, I'll definitely try it then! :)
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Will this enable video conferences with jabber (empathy)?
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    [all variants] Re: Guide to Get the Best Performace from the GMA 500

    Did you notice that the full compiz "Extra" setting is doing worse in these tests than the "normal" settings? (English names in the gnome settings dialogue could be different.)

    On my vaio P11Z I...
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