Bug#596453: 855GM: X hard locks system on startup
On Saturday 11 September 2010, you wrote:
> On 09/11/2010 06:24 PM, Robert Scott wrote:
> > Blacklisting the 855GM from KMS in 2.6.32-21 to fix bugs like 582105
> > seems to be causing my system to hard lock when X starts up. Magic
> > sysrq key does nothing, and of course the 855GM being totally
> > blacklisted means modeset=1 is powerless.
> Hi Robert, unfortunately it's a known problem for i855 users.
> While waiting for a solution, you can find more info here (the first is
> the more detailed):
Ah, thanks - I had seen that bug but for some reason thought it didn't apply to me - seems I was just being crazy.
I'll just hold -20 for now.
Thanks for the quick response,