On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 22:50:04 -0500, Kipp Cannon wrote:
> An update on this bug. The system is now running
> xserver-xorg-video-intel version 2:2.13.0-2
> linux-image-2.6.32-5-686 version 2.6.32-28
> and the display corruption persists. This machine is only usable
> with the vesa driver or by downgrading to Debian Lenny.
> I should comment that it appears to be a problem with the kernel
> mode setting. I've noticed the text displayed during the boot
> sequence becomes "unstable" as soon as the kernel switches to a
> higher-resolution console --- there is a flickering visible in the
> scan lines of the text, before xorg starts. Disabling KMS on the
> kernel command line fixes the text problem but since the intel xorg
> driver requires KMS this prevents X from starting. Should I refile
> this bug against the kernel?
> The computer is using an Ampro MightBoard 800 mini-itx motherboard.
> I am happy to loan one of these boards and pay for postage in both
> directions if it would help fix this problem.
Reassigning to the kernel. Do you still get screen corruption with kms
on a recent (3.0 or 3.1) kernel, without starting X?
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