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Re: [opensuse-factory] i810
  • From: Martin Schlander <martin.schlander@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:16:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <201004151116.39844.martin.schlander@xxxxxxxxx>
Torsdag den 15. april 2010 10:10:51 skrev Joachim Reichelt:
Am 15.04.2010 10:07, schrieb Stefan Dirsch:
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 09:12:19AM +0200, Joachim Reichelt wrote:

I've an old laptop with PIII and an i810 chipset.
Staring with kernel 2.6.33, loading the i915.ko will blank the screen.
This is on all 11.3 milestones and ubuntu lucid
All screens are blank, console and X11, but remote access is fine.
What to do?

I see several options here.

* blacklist this module

Than there is no X11, or did I miss something.

My guess. X autodetection would fall back to vesa or such. Prolly Windows 7
will use an limited standard driver too.
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