[Intel-gfx] i810 only partially usable

Felix Miata mrmazda at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 5 01:32:11 CEST 2013

On 2013-09-22 20:45 (GMT-0400) Felix Miata composed:

> *************************
> Awful (openSUSE 13.1 Beta 1):
> glamor-0.5.1-1.1
> intel-gpu-tools-1.3-4.4
> kernel-desktop-3.11.1-1
> libdrm2-2.4.46-2.1
> libdrm-intel1-2.4.46-2.1
> (no Plymouth)
> xf86-video-intel-2.99.902-1.1
> xorg-x11-server-7.6_1.14.3-1.1 (server 1.14.3)

> PreferredMode is apparently ignored.

> highest (& initial) video mode available according to xrandr and krandrtray:
> 1280x1024

> vttys are stable only as long as X never started, regardless whether video=
> and/or vga= are present on cmdline. Only way I've found so far to make them
> work reliably again once X is started is to reboot. With various combinations
> of X running or not and video= and/or vga= used, vttys get scrambled in
> various ways (font mismatched to row and/or column counts of active mode).
> While X is running but a vtty is active, X/KDE3 may abort spontaneously.

> http://fm.no-ip.com/Tmp/Linux/Xorg/xorg.0.log.gx110-os131b1-0vga0video-1280x1024maxBAD
> http://fm.no-ip.com/Tmp/Linux/Xorg/xorg.0.log.gx110-os131b1-1vga1video-1280x1024maxBAD

> I was unable to find a bug matching this behavior on
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/. Comments?

Valid modes are now being recognized, but PreferredMode is still being 
ignored, and EDID preferred is inescapable via /etc/X11/xorg.conf*.

Linux gx110 3.11.2-1.g420e19b-default #1 SMP Sat Sep 28 16:00:10 UTC 2013 
(420e19b) i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
(no Plymouth)

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