Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446312
Xserver doesn't start.
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:12:01 EDT
After an update to Fedora-9, X would no longer start with the i810 driver.
Switching to the vesa driver allows X to start.
Will attach config and logs.
Created attachment 305318 [details]
Log file from starting X.
Created attachment 305319 [details]
Config file generated by X --configure
A few more details:
on starting X (either via gdm or by hand) the screen goes blank, no mouse cursor.
I can still switch back to a text VT using Ctrl-Alt-F1 etc.
I can hear a faint repeated chirping sound coming from the PC - I suspect the
video chipset getting repeatedly reconfigured?
This looks wrong:
(==) intel(0): VideoRam: 131072 KB
It should only be 32Meg:
(II) intel(0): detected 32636 kB stolen memory.
I have the same problem and will add some log file.
The i810 driver does not work. When X starts from init 5, the screen starts
flickering and ends up displaying the text login. Using the intel (experimental
modesetting) driver, X starts correctly.
Log files for both cases will be added. In the case of the intel driver, no
Xorg.conf file was available. The i810 driver was selected via
Created attachment 305748 [details]
log file from successful start with automatically selected intel driver.
Created attachment 305750 [details]
Log of unsucessful start with i810 driver.
Created attachment 305751 [details]
xorg.conf created with system-config-display
(In reply to comment #5)
> The i810 driver does not work. When X starts from init 5, the screen starts
> flickering and ends up displaying the text login. Using the intel
> (experimental modesetting) driver, X starts correctly.
I don't think it is the same issue, and moreover i810 driver is not actively
developed anymore. You will be probably better served just to use intel driver.
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