Bringing up xf86-video-intel 2.2.1 without a monitor connected

Simon Farnsworth simon.farnsworth at
Tue Mar 18 08:40:56 PDT 2008

Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 18, 2008 5:58 am Barry Scott wrote:
>> Simon Farnsworth wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> We've recently upgraded to the 2.2.1 version of the intel driver (from
>>> git b31bef1a8effa9acb6de7edd206b9d8c48d88144), and now find that we
>>> must plug a monitor into our systems in order to get them to start X.
>> We are happy to develop a patch to fix this regression. But would
>> appreciate being
>> pointed in the right general area.
> Yeah, I can't think of any commits offhand that might have caused this either.  
> Can you bisect the driver down to the offending commit?  Also, is there a bug 
> filed for the issue?
Tried to bisect, and failed - most bisection points are unbuildable, as 
is the last known working version (we've updated Xorg in the meantime). 
It's now filed as Bug #15106 

Simon Farnsworth

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