black screen trying to load modesetting

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Thu Mar 8 18:08:32 UTC 2018

Perez Rodriguez, Humberto I composed on 2018-03-08 15:14 (UTC):

> i am having black screen when i try to enable modesetting with Xorg,
> with SNA works well, please see below my configuration and the issue.
> any help here would be appreciated :)

> kernel version : 4.13.0-32-generic

> this is my configuration file for modesetting

> $ cat 20-modesetting.conf
> Section "Device"
>   Identifier "Intel Graphics"
>   Driver     "modesetting"
>   Option     "AccelMethod" "glamor"
> EndSection

> this is the erros that shows Xorg.0.log

> $ : cat -n Xorg.0.log | grep "(EE)"
> (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> [     4.425] (EE) modeset(0): failed to set mode: Invalid argument
> [     5.258] (EE) modeset(0): failed to set mode: No space left on
> device

> this are my commits for the following drivers:

> component: xserver
>     tag: xorg-server-
>     commit: 90e0cdd42dfda2accfadffa5c550712696902e14

> Component: mesa
>     tag: 17.3-branchpoint-3811-g55376cb
>     commit: 55376cb31e2f495a4d872b4ffce2135c3365b873
> Component: xf86-video-intel
>     tag: 2.99.917-814-gaa36399
>     commit: aa36399cca1250d878a4608528a535faeb0e931a

Using which Intel gfx hardware device? What's on your kernel cmdline? With most
Intel gfx, modesetting is used automatically when xf86-video-intel is not
installed and xserver is newer than 1.16.x. I've been using it in such manner
with most of my Intel machines for several years, so I have no need of
/etc/X11/xorg.conf* to specify either device driver or accel method.
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