Configuring Xorg.conf for i915 intel driver

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have a MotionComputing M1400 pen tablet. It runs Debian Squeeze, and today I noticed it was using software rendering for OpenGL, so I decided to try to use the intel driver. My chipset is the Intel 855GM. When I initially installed Debian, I had to modify xorg.conf so it would pick up my pen. That /etc/X11/xorg.conf is here. To install the driver, I added the ppa ppa:glasen/intel-driver and ran sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-intel. Upon reboot, my cursor is visible, but I'm sitting at a black screen. My cursor changes to a text selection cursor when I move it over certain parts of t (HowTos)