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

Alexandre Courbot gnurou at
Sat Jan 15 07:09:34 EST 2011

>  are you confirming that you had the same problem, or that you can
> see it's fixed?

Both. At first I thought I forgot to enable something in my kernel
configuration and did not care that much about it, then I saw your
message and tried again with the latest git, to see the problem was

> the blackout clearly started early in the boot, when
> the kernel tried to switch to high-res mode to continue printing
> kernel messages.  suddenly, with a kernel based on a pull from the
> latest merge window, that switch works just fine and booting is good.

Yes, this is exactly the behavior I had.


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