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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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