i915 modesetting doesn't load with i915.modeset=1

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Sat Dec 8 00:49:59 PST 2012

On Fri, 07 Dec 2012 21:21:11 -0500, sean darcy <seandarcy2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Forgive the stupid question, but do you need the modesetting module to 
> access KMS if you're using i915?

No, xf86-video-modesetting is the fallback in case no accelerated driver
is present. You should be using xf86-video-intel (xorg-x11-drv-intel)
which supports everything i915.ko attaches to.

Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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