Ever since Linus merged drm-next, laptop crashes with garbled screen on modeset during boot. I haven't tried to ssh to the laptop yet.
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Picture of the screen
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dmesg from working 2.6.37-12-generic
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Can you bisect?
After countless reboots:
9e46a48df24f9698b34d28385b320c529851e5f7 is the first bad commit
Author: Alex Deucher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu Jan 6 18:49:35 2011 -0500
drm/radeon/kms: add support for gen2 pcie link speeds
Supported on rv6xx/r7xx/evergreen. Cards come up in gen1 mode.
Signed-off-by: Alex Deucher <email@example.com>
Signed-off-by: Dave Airlie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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add gen2 module option
Seems there may be gen2 compat issues with some motherboards. What chipset is your system? Can you attach the lspci -vnn output?
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Its a second generation HP envy 15. According to google the chipset is PM55.
gen2 patch fixed the problem.