has the i915 "black screen" boot issue returned?

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu Jan 27 03:56:35 PST 2011

On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 06:47:23 -0500 (EST), "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>   also, i just verified that i have a properly booting kernel based on
> this commit:
> commit 58bbf018a70c562437eeae121a5d021ba7fe56a5
> Author: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
> Date:   Mon Jan 24 17:14:26 2011 -0500
>     drm/radeon/kms: add new radeon_info ioctl query for clock crystal freq
>     Needed for timer queries in the 3D driver.
>     Signed-off-by: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
>     Signed-off-by: Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com>
> i chose that commit since, right after that, there are a couple
> commits that are heavily i915-related:
> abb72c828878a2c69b2cfb33ac30007c8ecd735e
> 5e82ea99827f6aa122fbb08f8659e76226ce107b
> and those would be the next things i check.  is there any other info
> you'd like to see?

The only missing detail is what connector is used for the display.
Xorg.log or xrandr --verbose are the easiest.

That's a little scary. I'm certainly unaware of a regression
post-58bbf018a70c (especially in those recent fixes) and would appreciate a
bisect. Thanks!

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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