Re: Better workaround - switch KMS off, Was: debian/testing systems stopped to boot after upgrade between 20.02 and 22.02
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On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:00:53 -0500
Celejar <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 22:56:56 +0100
> wzab <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have just found the real source of problem - it is the Kernel
> > Mode Switch (KMS).
> > As soon as I have edited /etc/modprobe.d/i915-kms.conf
> > replacing "options i915 modeset=1" with "options i915 modeset=0"
> > the problem disappeared on both machines.
> > So it seems, that this feature may be dangerous (especially it
> > allows the userspace apps to lock the machine).
> I haven't been following this thread closely, and I think that your
> problem was not the same as mine, but I've also had to disable KMS
> on my Intel graphics machine:
> I've already noted my problem on the KMS page of the Debian wiki;
> you might want to, too:
Now that's strange. I had to turn on KMS on my Intel 865 graphics
board because it was getting smearing of text in Firefox.
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