On Friday 16 April 2010 11:12:42 Martin Kho wrote:
> On 04/16/2010 06:07 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > My new laptop has the i915 video chipset, which doesn't work with the
> > Fedora- included Intel driver, so I tried to install the latest driver.
> > When I couldn't get a result from that I forwarded the log file to
> > Intel and asked for help - incidentally, I'm impressed. I asked
> > yesterday early evening and when I logged in this morning I had a
> > reply.
> > The bug report how-to linked below is to file a bug to freedesktop.org
> > - and frankly looks scarey in the amount of digging it seems to
> > require. However, in view of the answer below, I wonder if it's more
> > appropriate anyway to file a Fedora bug? And what does he mean by the
> > 'kernel config file'?
> yum install kernel-devel
In "/boot/config-220.127.116.11-99.fc12.x86_64" I see:
Yes, they are there in 18.104.22.168-102, as well, though I've no idea what
means. Nor have I any idea whether it's relevant or not :-) All I know is
that when I tried the Fedora-supplied Intel driver I got a black screen with a
flashing CapsLock. When I tried the newly installed Intel driver I got a
black screen, no flash on the CapsLock, but a flashing normal-looking cursor.
Ctrl-alt-Del showed me processes shutting down in what looked like a very
normal sequence. I'm convinced that only the X server was missing.
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