Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 812168
VESA driver loaded for Intel ICH9 chipset
Last modified: 2012-04-13 07:15:08 EDT
Created attachment 577192 [details]
Description of problem:
Fedora 17 loads the wrong display driver for the integrated Intel ICH9 chipset:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Install F17 on (probably) any Notebook using this chipset
Steps to Reproduce:
Satting regression keyword, this works perfectly on F16 on the same hardware
Created attachment 577193 [details]
After playing around with the kernel boot options i found that removing the option "nomodeset" fixes the problem.
Changing this in /etc/default/grub seems to be a usable workaround.
we don't add nomodeset unless you do something to make it get added.