Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Frame buffer setup - SOLVED
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 09:24:09
Message-Id: 12122870.O9o76ZdvQC@wstn
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Frame buffer setup by Peter Humphrey
1 On Wednesday, 2 November 2022 15:20:14 GMT Peter Humphrey wrote:
2 > Hello list,
3 >
4 > Would someone please remind me of what frame-buffer kernel settings I need
5 > for an i915 driver? I'm going round in circles, but whatever I try, this
6 > new laptop shows the initramfs-loaded message, then remains blank apart
7 > from that. I can see disk activity, and the machine responds to
8 > CTRL-ALT-DEL as expected; just no display.
10 After much going round in circles, I found that all I had to do was to emerge
11 x11-drivers/xf86-video-fbdev. Why, on that machine and not on others, I can't
12 imagine.
14 --
15 Regards,
16 Peter.