[Intel-gfx] Screen goes blank @30 seconds into boot

Joel Heaton jheaton5 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 26 12:54:48 CET 2012

System: Dell Inspiron One
Chipset: intel H61 Express
CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core Intel Core i3/i5i7 (this machine is
probably an i3
Video: Intel HD/HD 2000/HD 3000
Max Resolution: 1920x1080
OS-1 Windows 7 (shipped with this OS)
OS-2 Debian Sid liquorix kernel 3.2
	DE: lxde no DM  I start x manually
When booting the screen goes blank about 80% through the boot cycle.
The system is still running, I can log in blind and execute reboot
I ssh into the system from another computer.
kern.log reports "Firmware Bug: ACPI: No _BQC method, cannot determine
initial brightness"
inxi -Fxx reports Drivers: (vesa, intel (unloaded: fbdev) Resolution
1280x1024 at 76.0hz
sporadically, I get a good boot, maybe once in 20 tries.
I have no xorg.conf

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