Re: "No devices found" in X
On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:35:55 +0100
Sven Joachim <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2010-12-20 22:17 +0100, Celejar wrote:
> > On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:15:43 +0100
> > Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> Is CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE_DETECT_PRIMARY set?
No - should it be? The help says 'if unsure, select n', so I figured
it was best left off, since I'm certainly not sure ;)
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