anyone know of a resolution for the intel i915 "black screen" issue?

Greg Freemyer greg.freemyer at
Fri Jan 14 18:11:11 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 6:08 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at> wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2011, Greg Freemyer wrote:
>> Add "i915.modeset=0" to your boot command line.  At least in 2.6.34
>> timeframe it used an alternate driver.
>  do you know *which* alternate driver, so i make sure i compile it
> in?

UMS, but I was using pre-compiled kernels, so I don't know what the
config option was.


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