i see the intel i915 black screen issue is back

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Jan 26 13:17:46 EST 2011

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Greg KH wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 09:34:48PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >   just built a new kernel for ubuntu 10.10 (2.6.38-rc2) and,
> > depressingly, this kernel once again boots to a black screen given the
> > intel i915 onboard video.  this is getting frustrating.
> Then let the i915 developers know about this, they just fixed a
> number of issues relevant to this.
> Complaining on a random mailing list will not get this resolved, no
> matter how much we wish it were so :)

  in case anyone is interested, i regressed to 2.6.38-rc1 and that
works fine.  and "git log" shows me that there were a number of
i915-related commits after that.

  if i get some time later, i'll do a bisection.



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