Mint 16 Graphics driver issue in Thinkpad SL510

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Mint 16 Graphics driver issue in Thinkpad SL510

Postby lectrode on Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:35 am

Hello everyone. I recently switched from M$ W7 to Linux Mint 16 XFCE (about 4 weeks ago) as my main operating system. Since then I've been working non-stop learning the linux environment and exploring this under-recognized operating system.

I've succeeded in getting many of the windos apps I'm used to working with running without issue with WINE. However, there are a couple pieces of software that have been persistent in their stubbornness to run. One of these programs is DUAM PotPlayer, which is one of the best media players currently available for any operating system. It supports more codecs than any other media player I've come across, including VLC and MPlayer. Needless to say, I would very much like to see this working in Linux on my computer.

According to this it works with the latest version of WINE as long as you install a couple of native dll overrides: quartz and devenum. Unfortunately this does not seem to be enough to make it work on my computer.

It was suggested to me that the cause may be a broken graphics driver. The following crash output snip was pointed out as seeming to suggest that:
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wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x000001ec at address 0xf13b0a54 (thread 0009), starting debugger...
Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x000001ec in 32-bit code (0xf13b0a54).
Register dump:
 CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 GS:006b
 EIP:f13b0a54 ESP:0032df70 EBP:7e47fd88 EFLAGS:00210246(  R- --  I  Z- -P- )
 EAX:00000000 EBX:f13eb000 ECX:00000003 EDX:7dfb5290
 ESI:7dfb5290 EDI:0032dfa8
=>0 0xf13b0a54 in (+0xb2a54) (0x7e47fd88)
  1 0xf13b03a4 in (+0xb23a3) (0xf13ebea0)
  2 0xf137d4c5 in (+0x7f4c4) (0xf13ebea0)
  3 0xf132e062 in (+0x30061) (0x0032e0f0)
  4 0xf104bc88 in (+0x135c87) (0x0032e0f0)
  5 0xf104be81 in (+0x135e80) (0x00000004)
  6 0xf10dd214 _mesa_meta_BlitFramebuffer+0x6e3() in (0x7e203a28)
  7 0xf130df2e in (+0xff2d) (0x7e0f6840)
  8 0xf0f9eb76 _mesa_BlitFramebuffer+0x2c5() in (0x7e0f64c8)
  9 0xf0d29329 in wined3d (+0xb9328) (0x0032e498)
  10 0xf0d2c197 wined3d_surface_blt+0x1236() in wined3d (0x0032e5d8)
  11 0xf0c1b502 in ddraw (+0x2b501) (0x0032e638)

The full output log is attached as a 7z compressed text file.

Here's my inxi -Fxz output:
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System:    Host: LNXSL510 Kernel: 3.11.0-12-generic x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.8.1)
           Desktop: Xfce 4.10.2 (Gtk 2.24.20) Distro: Linux Mint 16 Petra
Machine:   System: LENOVO product: 28473ZU version: ThinkPad SL510
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 28473ZU Bios: LENOVO version: 6JET94WW (1.52 ) date: 06/19/2012
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core2 Duo CPU T6570 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 8378.92
           Clock Speeds: 1: 2101.00 MHz 2: 1200.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0
           X.Org: 1.14.3 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1366x768@59.6hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 9.2.1 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card: Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.11.0-12-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 ver: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 3000 bus-ID: 08:00.0
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 driver: iwlwifi ver: in-tree: bus-ID: 05:00.0
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1500.3GB (50.9% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: Seagate_ST950056 size: 500.1GB
           2: id: /dev/sdb model: HDS721010CLA332 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID: / size: 9.4G used: 6.3G (71%) fs: btrfs ID: /home size: 453G used: 27G (6%) fs: btrfs
           ID: /boot size: 97M used: 44M (47%) fs: ext2 ID: swap-1 size: 4.00GB used: 0.08GB (2%) fs: swap
RAID:      No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 84.0C mobo: 0.0C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A fan-1: 507
Info:      Processes: 250 Uptime: 3:57 Memory: 2377.5/3793.1MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.1 Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.4

Any thoughts?
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