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Re: i915 video card: anyone else have it working with rawhide?



On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 20:40 +0200, nodata wrote:
> Am Montag, den 04.05.2009, 11:10 -0700 schrieb darrell pfeifer:
> > NoData,
> > 
> >         
> >         Since 2.6.29.1-46 my Intel i915 video card has been broken
> >         with Fedora.
> >         
> >         Once X starts the machine has basically crashed, switching vts
> >         gives me
> >         an epileptically fast cursor then the machine becomes
> >         unresponsive.
> >         
> >         Has anyone else had similar problems?
> >         
> >         nd
> >         
> >         p.s. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496335
> > 
> > The newer kernels and newer intel driver seem be work better without
> > modesetting.
> > 
> > Try nomodeset on the boot line.
> 
> nomodeset did the trick. I can now boot and nothing crashes.
> 
> Would be nice if modesetting worked though.

Can you post the lspci output for your machine, and
grab /var/log/Xorg.0.log when modesetting is enabled and X starts, and
you experience the problem?

Dan

> I get 1280x1024 resolution in X now, despite configuring 1400x1050 in
> s-c-d, so everything is stretched wide. Didn't have this problem with
> Fedora 10. Makes looking at photos a bit worrying :)
> 
> 


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