Bug 130687 - kernel misses i915.ko drm module
Summary: kernel misses i915.ko drm module
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-08-23 18:38 UTC by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.6.8-1.533
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Last Closed: 2004-08-30 10:16:28 UTC
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Description Hans de Goede 2004-08-23 18:38:27 UTC
Description of problem:
When running the latest rawhide Xorg it tries to load i915.ko as
module, but this isn't there in the latest rawhide kernel.

I fixed this by downloading the drm CVS from freedesktop.org,
compiling the i915 module from this and loading it, this works like a
charm, please include this in the FC kernel builds.

Before this I tried to use modprobe i830, instead of simply failing,
this gave me an oops when starting X:
: [drm] Initialized i830 1.3.2 20021108 on minor 0: 
: mtrr: base(0xd8020000) is not aligned on a size(0x400000) boundary
: [drm:i830_dma_initialize] *ERROR* can not find dma buffer map!
: [drm:i830_irq_emit] *ERROR* i830_irq_emit called without lock held
: Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address

Lett me know if you want the whole oops.

Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2004-08-29 05:50:51 UTC
From fedora-devel, for people tracking this bug:

A kernel with the i915 DRM driver is now available from

will also appear in tomorrows (today?) rawhide sync

Comment 2 Hans de Goede 2004-08-30 10:16:28 UTC
I just verified that the current rawhide kernel has 915 included and
working, closing.

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