[App_rpt-users] FYI: Video Graphics Issue - Intel Atom - rev 09

mike at midnighteng.com mike at midnighteng.com
Wed Dec 9 19:42:30 EST 2015


Could you say if your board is a true "Intel Atom" board or a Aftermarket board
with a Intel Atom Chipset ?

It does sound like a hardware address issue/PNP Bios/Firmware.

...mike/kb8jnm



> Just an fyi, if anyone has run into this using the intel Atom boards...
>
> Apparently the built in graphics, sometimes come up as a black screen
> on first boot - after install of DIAL.
>
> lspci -nn |grep VGA
>
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Atom
> Processor D2xxx/N2xxx Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0be2] (rev
> 09)
>
> Apparently rev 09 is problematic - I have another machine with rev 0b
>
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Atom
> Processor D2xxx/N2xxx Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0be1] (rev
> 0b)
>
> It works fine...
>
> Found the solution here:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2073727
>
> i added to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf:
> blacklist gma500_gfx
>
> ran
> sudo update-initramfs -u
>
>
> 73s
>
> Mark KC7DMF
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