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Re: "No devices found" in X

On 2010-12-20 22:17 +0100, Celejar wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:15:43 +0100
> Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
>> This may be due to the use of a framebuffer in grub2, or because
>> CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is not set in the kernel configuration.  For
>> the former, try to disable the framebuffer and use text mode (please
>> consult the grub documentation how to do that, I'm not using grub2
>> myself yet).
> Not using Grub2, and in any event, I'm pretty sure that we're well out
> of grub when the problem begins.

Okay, so you're probably in text mode before i915 loads, which is good.

>> You need CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y.  See also the Debian Wiki:
>> http://wiki.debian.org/KernelModesetting.
> CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is set to 'module'.  Does it really need to
> be built in?

Don't think so, unless vesafb (CONFIG_FB_VESA) is also built into the
kernel (vesafb cannot be built as a module).

> I suppose it can't hurt to check, unless you have any
> other ideas.



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