Bug 437183 - FAIL with i915 modesetting and no xorg.conf
Summary: FAIL with i915 modesetting and no xorg.conf
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Airlie
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-12 19:07 UTC by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-17 03:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-13 18:24:16 UTC
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Description Bill Nottingham 2008-03-12 19:07:04 UTC
Description of problem:

i965. no xorg.conf present

Boot a recent kernel with 'i915.modeset=1'. On udev module load, this triggers a
modesetting into a framebuffer (1680x1050 in this case, Dell 2005FPW).

X then tries to start, and fails:

(II) intel: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810,
        i810-dc100, i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G, 915G,
        E7221 (i915), 915GM, 945G, 945GM, 945GME, 965G, G35, 965Q, 946GZ,
        965GM, 965GME/GLE, G33, Q35, Q33, Intel Integrated Graphics Device
(II) FBDEV: driver for framebuffer: fbdev
(II) VESA: driver for VESA chipsets: vesa
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 00@00:02:0
(II) resource ranges after xf86ClaimFixedResources() call:
        [0] -1  0       0xffffffff - 0xffffffff (0x1) MX[B]
        [1] -1  0       0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
        [2] -1  0       0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
        [3] -1  0       0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
        [4] -1  0       0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
        [5] -1  0       0x00000000 - 0x00000000 (0x1) IX[B]
(WW) Falling back to old probe method for fbdev
(II) Loading sub module "fbdevhw"
(II) LoadModule: "fbdevhw"

(II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/linux//libfbdevhw.so
(II) Module fbdevhw: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
        compiled for, module version = 0.0.2
        ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 4.0
(II) FBDEV(1): using default device
(WW) Falling back to old probe method for vesa

Fatal server error:
Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs        for all framebuffer

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

Every time

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2008-03-13 18:24:16 UTC
Fixed in 6.20080310.

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