[Intel-gfx] Meaning of "fbpercrtc=1" option?

The Fungi fungi at yuggoth.org
Wed Oct 7 17:14:35 CEST 2009

On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 11:53:16AM +0200, Tobias Hain wrote:
> If KMS is compiled into the kernel
> grep KMS /boot/config-*
> then you have to add i915.fbpercrtc=1 to the grub menu options.
> If KMS is compiled as a module:
> then you may need to do the following depending on your distribution:

Discussions over on debian-devel at lists.debian.org suggest that KMS
should work with their generic kernel packages even though
CONFIG_DRM_I915_KMS is not set, simply by booting with the
i915.modeset parameter (circa 2.6.29). Does anyone know if this
still the case in 2.6.31?
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