Bug#569134: xorg: Display will "hang" with a solid colour screen, only fixed by a suspend/resume cycle.
Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 12:35:44AM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
>> Is this on 945GM? If so, it can be worked around by passing
>> i915.powersave=0 to the kernel, and was fixed for me by
> Yes, it's 945GM. lspci says:
> VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> So i915.powersave=0 is better than using i915.modeset=0 ? The latter seems
> to work for me so far.
The latter isn't supported by intel anymore (already dropped in intel