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    Default Driver Intel for HD 620

    Hi all! I've Opensuse 15.1 installed on a laptop, and i would like to know which video driver i must choose from the Nvidia community repository. My VGA is an Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02).

    Thank you all

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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Hi and welcome to the openSUSE Forums!
    If the HD620 is all that you have on your laptop, you need nothing from the Nvidia repo.
    If you have also a discrete GPU, please open a terminal and cppy/paste here the result of the following command:
    Code:
    sudo hwinfo --gfxcard
    so that we can help finding the most suitable driver.
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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Quote Originally Posted by Quiquoqua48 View Post
    Hi all! I've Opensuse 15.1 installed on a laptop, and i would like to know which video driver i must choose from the Nvidia community repository. My VGA is an Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02).
    Something is missing in your story. Why would you need an NVidia driver for an Intel HD 620? Does it have Optimus? Please provide output from
    Code:
    inxi -Gxx
    using Konsole or Gnome Terminal or an Xterm if you are able to log into an X session of any kind. You may need to install inxi first
    Code:
    zypper in inxi
    or using YaST.
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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Thank you all for the replies and for the welcome!

    The output for "sudo hwinfo --gfxcard" is:
    Code:
    10: PCI 02.0: 0300 VGA compatible controller (VGA)                [Created at pci.386]
      Unique ID: _Znp.NmFv07GD418
      SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.0
      SysFS BusID: 0000:00:02.0
      Hardware Class: graphics card
      Model: "Intel HD Graphics 620"
      Vendor: pci 0x8086 "Intel Corporation"
      Device: pci 0x5916 "HD Graphics 620"
      SubVendor: pci 0x103c "Hewlett-Packard Company"
      SubDevice: pci 0x832a 
      Revision: 0x02
      Driver: "i915"
      Driver Modules: "i915"
      Memory Range: 0xb0000000-0xb0ffffff (rw,non-prefetchable)
      Memory Range: 0xa0000000-0xafffffff (ro,non-prefetchable)
      I/O Ports: 0x4000-0x403f (rw)
      Memory Range: 0x000c0000-0x000dffff (rw,non-prefetchable,disabled)
      IRQ: 126 (38122 events)
      Module Alias: "pci:v00008086d00005916sv0000103Csd0000832Abc03sc00i00"
      Driver Info #0:
        Driver Status: i915 is active
        Driver Activation Cmd: "modprobe i915"
      Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
    
    
    Primary display adapter: #10
    The output for "inxi -Gxx" is:

    Code:
    Resuming in non X mode: glxinfo not found. For package install advice run: inxi --recommends
    Graphics:  Card: Intel HD Graphics 620 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:5916
               Display Server: x11 (X.org 1.20.3 )
               drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
               tty size: 80x24
    Maybe you are right and i don't have to install any drivers. I asked because a program in wine crash saying that "some video drivers are missing". I've a PC with a GeForce 750 Ti and i've installed Nvidia drivers, but i'm not sure i have to do it for a HD 620, so i asked.. Let me know what do you think

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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Confirming that you don't need anything from the Nvidia repo, your laptop is good to go as is.
    You are currently using the "modesetting" video driver, which is the default for an HD620. Maybe wine is looking for the (obsolete?) xf86-video-intel driver?
    I'm not a wine expert, but maybe wine has a problem?
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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Visto il nome italiano, ti ringrazio OrsoBruno! At this point i think that the problem is on wine, so i will search something about it. Thank to all for the answers, i've changed to opensuse few weeks ago but i alredy like its community

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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Quote Originally Posted by Quiquoqua48 View Post
    Visto il nome italiano, ti ringrazio OrsoBruno! At this point i think that the problem is on wine, so i will search something about it. Thank to all for the answers, i've changed to opensuse few weeks ago but i alredy like its community
    Già, si trova dela gente fantastica qui.
    You may post the exact error from that program running on wine in the "Applications" subforum or in the "Games" one (if the complaining program is a game, of course).
    Ciao
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    Default Re: Driver Intel for HD 620

    Quote Originally Posted by OrsoBruno View Post
    Già, si trova dela gente fantastica qui.
    You may post the exact error from that program running on wine in the "Applications" subforum or in the "Games" one (if the complaining program is a game, of course).
    Ciao
    I will do it! Thank you again!

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