i see the intel i915 black screen issue is back

nilesh nilesh.tayade at netscout.com
Thu Jan 27 04:36:30 EST 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-26 at 07:16 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 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 :)
>   point taken.  that was just some residual frustration left over from
> weeks of tolerating that problem, to see it *finally* (or so i
> thought) go away, then to suddenly come back right when i'm trying to
> put together a LUG talk on building a new kernel.  grrrrrr.
>   so the obvious question is, is anyone else seeing this problem back
> again?  i note one person who claims that things still seem to work.
> anyone else?  or could it really just be something weird i've done?

It worked on my Ubuntu-Desktop. Ubuntu version: 10.4.
Please see the attached config file (I have not enabled/disabled any
config parameter - it is a default one).

> rday
> p.s.  i posted to the dri-devel list, let's see what i hear back.

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