Hi, Andrew Bettison <email@example.com> (17/04/2011): > After upgrading my Sony Vaio PCG-R505B/P laptop from Lenny to > Squeeze, the X screen (vt7) is always blank after booting. > Switching virtual terminals works, and everything else appears to > work fine (this bug report is being written on a SSH session on the > laptop in question). The screen is still blank after restarting > gdm. > > Marked as important because the two available workarounds do not > work: using the fbdev driver crashes the kernel, and the vesa driver > always gives "no screens found" error (despite exhausting all > possibilities in xorg.conf). from your logs: > [ 1.231422] agpgart-intel 0000:00:00.0: Intel 830M Chipset ... > 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller : Intel Corporation 82830 CGC [Chipset Graphics Controller] [8086:3577] (rev 04) That falls into the “old card” category mentioned in our FAQ: http://pkg-xorg.alioth.debian.org/faq/general.html Sorry. :/ KiBi.
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