Re: "No devices found" in X
On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 20:12:11 -0500
Celejar <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 23:11:59 +0100
> Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On 2010-12-20 22:52 +0100, Celejar wrote:
> > > On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:35:55 +0100
> > > Sven Joachim <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >> 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 ;)
> > Yes, it should actually not be set. Could you please try with
> > CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y now?
> Okay, I built such a kernel earlier - I'll reboot soon with it. [In
> order to switch from 'm' to 'y', I had to rejigger a bunch of AGP /
> DRM / Intel stuff from 'm' to 'y', but I eventually got it, by
> following the dependency chain.]
Okay, I've just booted into my new kernel with
CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y, and everything seems to be working fine!
If we can establish that this was the problem (that it must be
built-in, and not built as a module), is this a bug? I suppose that I
should at least update the Wiki to warn about this.
Thanks much, Celejar
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