How to boot with Intel GMA500 Poulsbo graphics

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Published on 2012-04-08T04:29:47Z Indexed on 2012/04/14 17:42 UTC
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I have a Sony VAIO netbook with Intel GMA-500 Poulsbo Graphics and I'm trying to boot the latest Ubuntu-12.04 Beta-2 using a bootable USB.

According to this Ubuntu-Wiki, support for Intel GMA-500 Poulsbo graphics is promising in Precise-Beta2 and should work out of the box. Of course the wiki talks about a problem when booting from USB and states that restarting X using: sudo service lightdm restart will bring a functional graphical desktop, but nothing happens for me!

Any help is highly appreciated.

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