i see the intel i915 black screen issue is back

Tayade, Nilesh Nilesh.Tayade at netscout.com
Fri Jan 28 02:36:18 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
 > > >
 > > >   just built a new kernel for ubuntu 10.10 (2.6.38-rc2) and,
 > > > depressingly, this kernel once again boots to a black screen
 > > > th= 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,
 > > matter how much we wish it were so :)
 >   point taken.  that was just some residual frustration left over
 > 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
 > put together a LUG talk on building a new kernel.  grrrrrr.
 >   so the obvious question is, is anyone else seeing this problem
 > again?  i note one person who claims that things still seem to
 > anyone else?  or could it really just be something weird i've
 It worked on my Ubuntu-Desktop. Ubuntu version: 10.04.
 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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