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

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Wed Oct 7 17:20:31 CEST 2009

On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 15:14 +0000, The Fungi wrote:
> 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?

Yes, works fine here. I'm using the experimental Debian package for
2.6.31 and boot with video=i915:modeset=1

Make sure you're using 0.93.4 or later of initramfs-tools, as that's
what parsing the video= string.

Sven Arvidsson
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