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Re: Bug#308495: iBook display still on while asleep

schmitz@debian.org			(Debian stuff)

On Thu, 12 May 2005, Jeff Green wrote:

> With crucial help from Ben Herrenschmidt, the problem has been
> associated with the 2.6.8 kernel. We substituted a newer kernel
> (2.6.12-rc4) and it now works okay. Note: the "aty128fb" or "radeonfb"
> video drivers for the kernel must be invoked during kernel boot for the
> old iBooks.


does the 2.6.8 kernel not include the video drivers compiled in, or why do
you find it is necessary to specify the video driver as a kernel argument?

The kernel should probe video drivers in a sane order, meaning offb comes
dead last, as a last ditch fallback.


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