On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 07:32:47AM +0100, Brice Goglin wrote:
> Tarek Soliman wrote:
> > This is caused by the fix to bug #555906 (enable KMS in the module)
> No, this is caused by KMS, not by the fix.
> > Here's 2 different workarounds:
> > 1 - enable KMS in the kernel
> What do you mean ? Set I915_KMS in the kernel config ? It shouldn't make
> any difference. Both enable KMS.
What I meant was adding something to the linux command line. I think it was
I tried the kernel command line a week or so ago. I was messing with the
modprobe configuration yesterday so things may have changed between then and
If I use the command line vga=i915 then I get a blank screen until X loads up
(I use kdm)
I am talking about stock debian kernels. Specifically about 2.6.32-1-686
and the previous 2.6.32-trunk-686.
It has CONFIG_DRM_I915_KMS not set.
I have an intel laptop which has this card according to lspci:
Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a02]
I am already happy without KMS but I suspect that it won't last.
(KMS will be enabled by default in the kernel at some point maybe?)