On Dienstag, 22. März 2011, Mister_Ka wrote:
> Package: upgrade-reports
> Severity: important
> After updating from a working 6.0.0 standard version to 6.0.1 booting ends
> in a total black screen just illuminated by its backlight.
> Trying to change from x to any tty does not work.
> Looks like x-server is not working correct with the Intel 855GM graphics
> adapter on notebook.
> Using the standard recovery grub entry does end in the same situation
> without any possibility to change anything or any readable error message or
> checkbox. Seems as if the x-server does not really crash but ends in black.
> Computer is accessible by SSH and x-forwarding works!
> Same happens on another notebook (identical in construction) and another
> with this graphic chip after restarting after a successful new installation
> using the net-iso-image.
> Using a older DVD-ISO without network connection for install results in a
> working system - updating this to 6.0.1 kills it in the same way.
> Its likely its related to a known bug with the intel-drivers other
> distributions had some times ago based on x-server-org incompatibility and
> new kernel setting.
> Maybe releated to the "i915.modeset" and "KMS" Problems there around a year
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 6.0.1
> APT prefers squeeze-updates
> APT policy: (500, 'squeeze-updates'), (500, 'stable')
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
> Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
09-12-2011, 09:24 AM
Bug#619326: upgrade-reports: x-server not working any longer after updating from 6.0.0 to 6.0.1
> After updating from a working 6.0.0 standard version to 6.0.1 booting ends in a
> total black screen just illuminated by its backlight.
(which includes basic information about your hardware)
(2) output from running "dmesg" after booting with a kernel that
triggers this problem (you can get it over ssh, for example)
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