Intel KMS Cannot runin framebuffer mode

tsuraan tsuraan at
Tue May 19 08:58:14 PDT 2009

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2009/5/19 tsuraan <tsuraan at>:
> I'm trying to run a KMS xorg without any config file (that seems like
> the way things are going, anyhow).  I enabled KMS to be running by
> default in the kernel, I removed all framebuffer drivers, leaving only
> framebuffer support, and I got rid of my xorg.conf.  When I try to run
> X, I get the following error:
> Fatal server error:
> Cannot run in framebuffer mode.  Please specify busIDs for all
> framebuffer devices.
> I'm using kernel 2.6.30-rc6, with xorg-server 1.5.3-r6, mesa 7.4.2,
> and xf86-video-intel 2.7.1.
> My hardware is a sony vaio z590, with a "Mobile 4 series chipset".  I
> don't know what that is, but I know it's a pretty recent intel chip.
> Attached are my Xorg.0.log and config.gz from procfs.  Any ideas would
> be much appreciated.
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