Bug 505539 - kernel modesetting intel graphics card
kernel modesetting intel graphics card
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2009-06-12 06:34 EDT by Felix Möller
Modified: 2010-02-14 18:03 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-02-14 18:03:04 EST
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photo of textmode (125.03 KB, image/jpeg)
2009-06-12 06:34 EDT, Felix Möller
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Description Felix Möller 2009-06-12 06:34:24 EDT
Created attachment 347533 [details]
photo of textmode

Description of problem:
I have a MacBook of early 2006. And modesetting does not work well yet. Xorg does not work see bug #505536. 

But there is a small but distracting problem in textmode too. If I do not pass the nomodeset kernelparameter the last line of the screen is blinking in randomly patterns. The blincking is synchronized with the text insert position marker.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@macbook fm]# uname -a
Linux macbook 2.6.29.4-167.fc11.i586 #1 SMP Wed May 27 17:14:37 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux


How reproducible:
allways

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot with modeset enabled and pass a "3" for textmode
2. look at the bottom of the screen (sorry for the bad quality of the photo, it is just to make the issue clearer)
  
Actual results:
last line of pixels blinking

Expected results:
not blincking
Comment 1 Felix Möller 2010-02-14 18:03:04 EST
I do not have this anymore. So cannot test.

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