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SubjectRe: [Regression: 2.6.25-rc5: Blank Screen: Intel 945]
On Wednesday, March 19, 2008 4:38 pm Justin Madru wrote:
> Jesse Barnes wrote:
> >> I've put in a sync request for this to get updated for hardy. (It still
> >> will only be in universe, so won't be built automatically with -intel,
> >> but at least users will be able to more easily compile it by hand.)
> >>
> >> Meanwhile, here is a Ubuntu Hardy build of Debian's package:
> >>
> >>
> >>10-1_i386.deb
> >>
> >>1_i386.deb
> >
> > Thanks a lot Bryce, hopefully this will help Justin build the register
> > dumper so we can track down his problem...
> >
> > Jesse
> Thanks for all your help so far! Well I tried to install the deb files
> that Bryce created, unfortunately they're dependent on a newer version
> of libc6. I think (_hope_) this is the one in Hardy _because_ that's
> what I'm doing right now; I've decided to upgrade to Hardy. (so sad
> because I have to download _1.5GB_)
> Jesse, do you still think it's a bug in the X server driver instead of
> the kernel driver (dri I guess)? Because I can trigger the blank screen
> before the X server even starts. If I press ctr+alt+f1 at the _right_
> time when the kernel is booting (or I guess when the boot splash is
> showing) it will instantly blank out. That doesn't seem like something
> related to X.

Depends on the boot splash program. I think in some configurations it'll be X
based, but again Bryce probably knows more here as the Ubuntu X guy. :)

> Anyways maybe it's multiple things, and by upgrading to Hardy it might
> fix it (which would prove that it's not a kernel bug, but some software
> version dependency bug - which would still be good to know).

Good luck with the upgrade...


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