Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 216722
X-server is unable to start on E7221 with default xorg.conf
Last modified: 2008-05-21 10:40:16 EDT
Description of problem:
X-server is unable to start on E7221 with default xorg.conf because it try to
allocate much more memory than actually available, because monitor reports mode
*Built-in mode "1920x1440".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. system-config-display --reconfig --noui
2. start X
X server output:
(II) I810(0): Initial framebuffer allocation size: 8640 kByte
(EE) I810(0): Failed to allocate framebuffer. Is your VideoRAM set too low ??
X server should work
With this change:
@@ -24,7 +24,8 @@
- Depth 16
+ Depth 16
+ Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
X-server works OK.
Created attachment 141802 [details]
sosreport with complete logs
Reporter, are you able to reproduce this bug with the released (and upgraded to
the latest updates) RHEL, please?
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question?
With latest updates, I'm unable to use i810 driver at all. It always trying to
allocate more memory than available, even if video mode is manually set to
1024x768 16bpp. Only vesa driver works. system-config-display-1.0.48,
xorg-x11-drv-i810 1.6.5-9.6. This card shoud be removed from list of supported
by i810 driver cards. I you comment out the line with this device (258A) in
i810.xinf, system-config-display create configuration for vesa driver and X works.
Adding to 5.3 radar.
Created attachment 292700 [details]
xorg.conf from the sosreport
Created attachment 292701 [details]
Xorg.0.log from the sosreport
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okay this is just a pciid addition from what I can see, I've send a patch to the
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You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
added to RHEL5.2 release notes under "Kernel-Related Updates":
Added the necessary PCI IDs to support Intel E7221 Graphic Controller.
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
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