Description of problem:
With modesetting there is a fluctuating black screen. Without modesetting there is no GUI but there is a text console.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Boot any laptop with i830 graphics and a Fedora 13 livecd.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.start the laptop.
Fluctuating black screen
Xorg starts, able to use system without crashing.
Attempted adding the following to grub kernel line one at a time.
System hard locked with last two, was able to get to runlevel 3 with first two. The livecd did work on a system with 852/855 video and seemed to run ok.
kernel-220.127.116.11-57.fc13 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 13.
KMS doesn't work on i852/855 either. Allows booting into GUI but eventually crashes Xorg.
kernel-18.104.22.168-57.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update kernel'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/kernel-22.214.171.124-57.fc13
kernel-126.96.36.199-57.fc13 has been pushed to the Fedora 13 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.