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SubjectRe: is there a fix for ubuntu with intel GPU booting to blank screen?
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On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 1:50 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>
>  i've posted on a couple other lists but i figured i'd ask the
> experts.  on my updated/upgraded ubuntu system (gateway NV79 with
> intel GPU), i've built my own kernel from the latest linus git tree as
> i've done many times in the past, but this kernel boots to a blank
> screen.  here's a reference that seems to nicely summarize my
> situation:
>
>  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/561802
>
>  weirdly, i'm currently running an earlier "rc" hand-rolled git
> kernel which works fine:
>
> $ uname -a
> Linux lynx 2.6.37-rc5+ #1 SMP Fri Dec 10 12:09:02 EST 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> $
>
> (even though it says lynx, it's maverick simply fully updated.)
>
>  and this is from lspci:
>
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor
> Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 12) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
>        Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device 031c
>        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 41
>        Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
>        Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
>        I/O ports at 3050 [size=8]
>        Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
>        Capabilities: <access denied>
>        Kernel driver in use: i915
>        Kernel modules: i915
> ... snip ..
>
>  i've tried various suggestions from google, as in "modeset noacpi"
> and others, but nothing works to get video on my rc7+ kernel.  the
> rc5+ verison, though, boots properly without incident.  and the link i
> gave to launchpad above suggests, at the bottom, that even as late as
> dec 12, people were still having problems.
>
>  i'm open to suggestions, not scared to patch my kernel source and
> rebuild and reboot.
>
> rday
>
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CC: lkml

did you tried 2.6.37-rc8-git1 ?
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