Intel card not detected after upgrade

Julien Cristau jcristau at
Thu Dec 16 12:34:45 PST 2010

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 23:00:23 +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:

> 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.

Don't bother, it's my bug.  Ole, there's about 10 reports of that exact
issue in the debian bts, please look there first next time...


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