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Re: How to enable kernel mode setting with Intel onboard graphics



On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 11:50 -0700, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> My laptop has a built-in Intel graphic board. I read that kms for Intel is 
> supposed to be included in kernel-2.6.29, but whenever I put rhgb on the 
> kernel boot line i grub (and remove vga= and remove nomodeset), then the 
> computer boots and I can tell that it's logging into kde, but the screen is 
> just black and I am unable to change to another vt. When I use vga= and 
> nomodeset, then Plymouth works and so does X.
> 
> Am I missing an option on the kernel boot line in grub? Do I have to 
> configure something? How do I enable the native modeline required to get 
> my laptop to use its native resolution? I tried xrandr, but it was unable to 
> use the native resolution. Yet, I have read that the kernel is now supposed 
> to do this...

It sounds like it's just buggy on your system. The initial cut at Intel
KMS was quite buggy, then it was improved in a later kernel revision, so
- are you on the very latest Rawhide kernel?
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