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

Alexandre Courbot gnurou at
Fri Jan 14 23:22:51 EST 2011

>  victory is mine!  just built a new kernel from latest git pull,
> changed nothing, installed, booted and it works.  no idea what's
> changed or what fixed it.

Confirmed! I had the same problem on my two intel machines. At first I
thought it was a misconfiguration of mine (X started and virtual
consoles worked from then on, but I had no boot messages after the
initial kernel mode setting). Glad to see this fixed.


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