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Bug#598104: does not load i915 driver [Toshiba Satellite C650]

Hi again,

Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Could you test with 2.6.36 and 2.6.36~rc6 from http://snapshot.debian.org/
> to confirm the fix, or apply the following three patches to a squeeze
> kernel as described at [1]?
> [1] http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-common-tasks.html#s4.2.2

Sorry for the fuss --- I know you mentioned having tested similar
patches already.  Still it would be useful to have confirmation that
the form[*] of the patches applied upstream works, so they can be
cherry-picked to the stable 2.6.32.y tree.

I can't test it myself (except for confirming that the patch has no
adverse effect on machines that don't need it) since I have a PSC16U
which is not affected.  The only BIOS version I know of for it online
is 1.70 (too new).

If you no longer have access to the hardware or something, that's
fine, but please let us know so we can act accordingly.


>     commit 729df0f848daf2f17d02107199fa92efe909d995 upstream.
>     commit aa2110cb1a7510f9b834adfb39b05d4843a35d35 upstream.
>     commit 100cf87788c0e9104f6fb1b0ff5f72f73fbbbea3 upstream.

[*] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=65;bug=598104

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