Debian on ~2012 Asus EeePC 1025C
needs the gma500 video driver module in the kernel. this exists in kernel 3.3.0+. Compile a kernel with gma500 enabled and boot into that. X then just works. (note: the gma500_gfx module appears to have been added to 3.2 mainstream kernel now as of sept 2013)
voodoo: add kernel commandline param
update grub to add the kernel commandline params:
The video device needs to be POSTed after resume from suspend and then have its saved VBE state restored. create a file called /etc/pm/config.d/gma500 containing:
This makes pm-suspend do those things so that video comes back correctly.