[Intel-gfx] mac mini busted in the 2.9.0 release?

Jin, Gordon gordon.jin at intel.com
Wed Oct 14 08:10:54 CEST 2009

Zhenyu Wang wrote on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 10:02 AM:
> On 2009.10.13 15:33:48 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:56:40PM +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 23:40:52 +0200, Tino Keitel wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 13:22:41 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>>>>> I just updated my desktop to the 2.9.0 release, and now it no
>>>>> longer works.  It's a mac mini, running with no xorg.conf file
>>>>> for quite some time very nicely. 
>>>>> As you can see by the log below, for some reason the intel driver
>>>>> does not think that a display is attached, yet it really is.  Any
>>>>> ideas of what I can do to resolve this?
>>>> Works for me on my Mac mini Core2 Duo with
>>>> 2.6.32-rc4-00001-gd93a8f8, no xorg.conf and the following versions
>>>> from Debian Sid: 
>>>> ii  xserver-xorg-video-intel                              
>>>> 2:2.9.0-1 ii  xserver-xorg-core                                   
>>>> 2:1.6.4-2 
>>> I rebooted into this kernel and attached my Xorg.0.log. Does your
>>> kernel use KMS? Mine does.
>> Ah, it was enabled, but not by default.  Now it is, and it works
>> properly! 
>> But I lost my console, so booting is "blind" until x starts up.  And
>> as someone who breaks his kernel a lot, I need to see the console at
>> boot time.
> The blind problem is what I described the TV detect in loading time
> would always fail and caused blank screen. The suggestion is that you
> have to load fbcon to use your console then.
>> Heck, I can't even switch to a console anymore, I do that, and the
>> screen goes inverted with my x display, but comes back when I switch
>> back.  Is that a known bug? 
> We still can't get a mac mini here, so don't know about this issue,
> could you file a bug to bugs.fd.o to mark this down?

I guess it's the same as http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24255?

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