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[Bug 593463] New: Intel 855GM fails to boot X due to kernel
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  • Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:10:20 +0000
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http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593463

http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593463#c0


Summary: Intel 855GM fails to boot X due to kernel
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.3
Version: Milestone 4
Platform: i686
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.3
Status: NEW
Severity: Critical
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Kernel
AssignedTo: kernel-maintainers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: lee_matheson@xxxxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.15)
Gecko/2009102100 SUSE/3.0.15-0.1.2 Firefox/3.0.15

A Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo 7400M laptop can not boot to X with an of F3/F4 live CD
boot options in 32-bit openSUSE-11.3 milestone4 live CD. It is possible to
boot to run level 3.

This bug report may be similar to a bug report raised on openSUSE-11.2 (passed
upstream), except its symptoms are more serious in 11.3. 11.2 similar bug
report is here: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=555619

In openSUSE-11.2 it was possible to boot with option acpi=off, or with patience
boot in Safe Mode. This does not work in 11.3 milestone4.

According to the bug raised on the kernel, there may be a patch, but custom
compiling a kernel is beyond my expertise:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24789

Output of "lspci -nn" on this laptop, illustrating graphic hardware detail:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM
Integrated Graphics Device [8086:3582] (rev 02)

I will understand if this bug report is closed due to the problem being
upstream, but I thought important I do document the bug still existing in
openSUSE 11.3.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Simple boot from a liveCD, any boot option.
2.
3.
Actual Results:
PC always fails to boot X. .

Expected Results:
PC should be able to boot to X. It can not with any option.

This laptop boots fine with openSUSE-11.1, but

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