Intel card not detected after upgrade

Chris Wilson chris at
Mon Dec 13 15:00:23 PST 2010

On Mon, 13 Dec 2010 22:09:27 +0100, Ole Tange <ole at> wrote:
> This was actually taken care of by the upgrade. What was missing was
> adding i915 to /etc/modules; when I added that, everything worked as
> expected.
> This is the second time I have be bitten by a missing loaded module
> (First time:
> It would be terrible helpful if the error message for Xorg mentioned
> that you might need to load a module, as Xorg clearly detected my
> intel card and thus should be able to guess that I probably wanted to
> use the intel driver. If Xorg.0.log had contained a message like:

It should have autoloaded the i915 module before giving up. I'll look
into that, thanks.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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