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Troubles unloading the module i915 in Ubuntu 16 without reboot

This can be needed for gaming through vfio-pci, e.g., https://worthdoingbadly.com/gpupassthrough/ . In my case I also have a problem of slowing down of performance of the iGPU in games after the PC ...
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Graphic Driver Problem Display freeze, tear and jitter Ubuntu 19.04

I recently bought a new PC ThinkPad E580 with Intel and AMD graphics card. I installed Ubuntu 19.04 in my PC as the dual system with Windows 10. Windows 10 works well but I had a great problem with ...
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DisplayPort not being picked up

My mini-PC has Intel i7 running Lubuntu-18.04. It has 2 monitor outputs, one HDMI and one DisplayPort. The HDMI port has a HDMI monitor (E2441) plugged into it. The DisplayPort has a DisplayPort-HDMI ...
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Nvidia 1070 on home built system wtih ubuntu Disco Dingo - Various problems

I started off trying to update my computer and this has been now a few weekends of hell. This is a self-built desktop with an Nvidia GEForce 1070 graphics card Problem (primary)-display manager will ...
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Ubuntu desktop 16 lost i915 drivers after kernel upgrade

i have 2 systems both are exactly the same hardware. on 1st box i installed efi Ubuntu desktop 16.04.4 then upgraded to 4.15.0-43-generic and all works as expected. (i can see my i2c bus\devices ) ...
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i915 is not loaded with latest kernel

I downloaded and compiled the latest kernel in ubuntu 16.04.In that kernel config file I make I915=m and I compiled it.But still i915 module is not getting loaded.Please provide any solutions.I tried ...
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how to get and install Intel i915 drivers on ubuntu 18.04?

Good day all please could someone help me as i think I am a bit stuck, I want to install the Intel 915 drivers on my HP Elitebook 2540p (yes i know its an artifact), I am using this laptop as a side ...
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Dell XPS 13, Ubuntu 16.04, problem with Adapter DA200 i915 [closed]

I have a problem with the Dell Adapter DA200 with my Dell XPS 13. The OS is Ubuntu 16.04, kernel 4.15.0. I installed the patch for i915 usbc (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93578&dgc=...
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help! W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_guc_ver9

I would like to know what this means and how it can be solved. I ran the following lines: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to enable power saving features for the i915 kernel module?

According to this post on Arch wiki the i915 kernel module has options which result in significant power savings. How to "pass" the following options to the i915 kernel module? enable_fbc=1 ...
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Screen flickering since Ubuntu install

I have a screen flickering since my first Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS installation and tried everything mentioned in this post: Flickering screen with Intel graphics on Ubuntu 17.04 and setting it to nomodeset ...
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How to install ubuntu in Intels i9 line of processors(7920 &7960)

I recently purchased intels latest offering i9 core X-series 7960.While i got windows running on it but ubuntu 16.04,17.10.1 doesnt boot and also tried Fedora but of no use .I tried with acpi=off but ...
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How to enable direct rendering for i915 driver?

My glxgears works just fine, bit of slow though. When running on some python OpenGL demo, it crashes with X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) Major ...
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How to overcome blank login screen using 2 monitors with laptop (Intel i965)

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (Kernel: Linux 4.10.0-40-generic (x86_64), Desktop: LXDE(Lubuntu)) on a Dell Latitude D630 (Intel GM965 graphics). It works fine with just the (undocked) ...
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drm/i915 GPU Hang in Artful Advark 17.10

I have installed fresh Ubuntu Mate 17.10 - Artful Advark. This is my Intel configuration file: $ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver ...
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Setting intel GPU limits in Ubuntu 17.04 no longer works

I was using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 before, but recently switched to 17.04 because it came with updated thermald and I assumed it will fix bugs like this for me. I had problems with thermald in Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Skylake Integrated Graphics not working on 16.04 Server

I am trying to install 16.04 Ubuntu Server on a machine with a Gigabyte H270 chipset motherobard and an i5-6400. Server installation runs smoothly without any issues. On the first boot though the ...
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Intel i915 graphics card - Macbook 4,1 freeze on Ubuntu 16.04

Graphics card frequently freezes on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Macbook 4,1. Based on the info I found in System Log it looks like something related to the graphics driver getting stuck in here: [drm:...
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Setting kernel options for the i915

I am trying to configure the i915 driver on my XPS 13 (9360) running Ubuntu 16.04 for better battery runtime. I have created a kernel config file with this name: /etc/modprobe.d/i915.conf Content ...
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Flickering screen + CPU pipe B FIFO underrun when I use the termnal

This is my configuration: $ inxi -b System: Host: balrog Kernel: 4.8.0-42-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.5.5 Distro: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Machine: System: Dell (portable)...
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“Unknown stepping info, firmware loading failed”

During boot up of Ubuntu 16.10, my Acer Aspire F5 (Intel i5-7200u) has a firmware loading error. 16.04 had the same problem. It looks like it first tried to load i915_bpo 2.0, which fails, and then ...
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Force VESA driver in Ubuntu 16.10

My Ubuntu 16.10 uses i915 driver. For some reasons I have troubles with it. So I want to force X to use VESA. I tried: blacklist i915 in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. Then sudo update-initramfs -u....
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i915 Build/install Failure in LTS 16.04

I have been getting failures when performing software upgrades in LTS 16.04 with kernel 4.4.0-45-generic. The error goes something like "Error! Bad return value for ... i915 ...". The i915 make.log ...
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Failed to add i915 component master

I've installed "NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.57.run".It gives me this during reboot: /dev/sda5:clean, 273157/1220608 files, 2413783/4882432 blocks [8.012027] snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: failed to add ...
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Getting 'possible missing firmware error messages' after kernel related updates

In Ubuntu 16.10 I am getting the following error messages when I do kernel related updates: W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_guc_ver9_14.bin for module i915 W: Possible missing ...
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something fishy in my kernel log - “ WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 192” call trace

This doesn't seem to be a critical issue, but I would like to get some insight on this warning I got this morning when booting my laptop. I always remove the "quiet" flag from the kernel in grub, ...
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Possible missing frmware /lib/firmware/i915

I upgraded my laptop to have the 4.8 kernel and during the process the following warnings came up. update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.8.0-040800-generic W: Possible missing firmware /lib/...
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External Monitor Issues With Ubuntu 16.04 and i915

Is there anyone that is familiar with the i915 video driver issues with 16.04? For me, it manifests as the external monitors going blank intermittently and then combing back on after a few seconds. I'...
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How to install a mainline kernel during install?

Due to a bug in kernels 4.3-4.8 I am not able to install Ubuntu on my PC. Here's the bug Report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1609242 I would like to do a clean install but I ...
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“W: Possible missing firmware for module i915_bpo” when updating initramfs

When I run a kernel or NVIDIA driver update on my 16.04, this triggers an initramfs rebuild which outputs the warning below: Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu8.1) ... update-...
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laptop with intel i915 gpu, screen random flickering pixels on builtin and external display

I have a Lenovo V570 laptop with ubuntu 16.04 with flickering pixels on screen. I Tried with Windows 7 too gives the same problem, might be a hardware issue. On Ubuntu 14.04 I had fixed it by using ...
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i915 vs i915_bpo

At work I received 3 identical desktop with Skylake CPU and i915 integrated graphic chipset. Both first and second desktop are working with the i915_bpo driver and both accepted a dual displays. The ...
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i915 errors after upgrade to 16.04

I had Intel Graphics installed on 14.04, and since upgrading to 16.04 I get frequent error messages on booting or updating. I've attached a screenshot. It's clearly something to do with the old Intel ...
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Intel Sky Lake Graphics Card - Random Black/Blank Screens on external screen

I'm having an issue where the screen randomly goes blank/black while I'm using the system. The blank does not appear to be associated with screen refreshes or anything specific. It happened about 3 ...
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Installing Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a dual Intel 6th gen./AMD Radeon HD graphics, and I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I was prviously on Ubuntu 14.04, using Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 16.04, installed from here:...
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Running on an i3-6100U in an HP Pavillon with switchable graphics

I'm trying to see how well I can get Kubuntu 14.04 to run on my wife's HP Pavillon with its i3-6100U CPU and additiona Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265] (rev 81) discrete graphics. It runs OK enough ...
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i915 frame buffer console cannot be set to 800x600? (Lubuntu 14.04)

I have an Intel Atom (N525, Cedarview) based mainboard which I'm trying to use with Ubuntu (Lubuntu, to be exact, but the problem should exist in the normal version as well). I use the kernel drm and ...
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How to investigate/fix video corruption with intel Q43 onboard card

I'm seeing a "venetian blind" effect on parts of my display after a fresh install of 15.10 64bit on a computer with Intel Q43 on board video. Looks like some lines on some parts if the screen are not ...
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xrandr does not “connect” to intel i915 HDMI output

right now i'm using ubuntu 16.04 with an additional KDE plasma5 dektop on a Pansonic FZ-g1 toughpad with an external gechic hdmi touchscreen > lspci -ks 0:02 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Dell xps 13 (3950) videocard not working

I'm a little new to this, so bear with me if the post does not follow the correct format 100%. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed with kernel 4.5RC3 on a Dell XPS 13 9350 with i7 and followed this guide: ...
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Skylake Integrated graphics not working on 15.10

I've been searching all over the net for the past couple of days, trying to get the integrated graphics on my Intel i5-6400 working, but no luck so far. I'm running a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 and ...
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Installing 4.4 rc7 kernel yields i915 module not available [closed]

Dears, I installed the 4.4 rc7 kernel on my ubuntu 15.10 following this page github.com/awesomebytes/ubuntu14_dell_xps13_9350 just replacing code for rc6 with code for rc7. when installing I got an ...
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How to disable Intel i915 video module?

My computer is very unstable while running Ubuntu 14.04.2 or upper (anything newer than kernel 3.13) with only a VNC viewer in a sort of kiosk mode, it freezes frequently having to do a hard reset ...
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New laptop (Skylake) cannot boot Xubuntu even with boot parameters

I recently bought a new laptop and I would love to install Xubuntu 15.10 next to the current Windows 10 installation. The laptop I bought is a the ASUS ROG GL552VW-CN104T. The CPU of this laptop is ...
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Is it safe to use Ubuntu when this error is presented? (mismatch in ips_enabled (expected 1, found 0))

Is it safe to use Ubuntu when this error is presented in "dmesg"? Everything is working just fine (after I have disabled processor microcode firmware). [ 712.259824] [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare ...
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Intel X4500 + 8GB RAM = no more MTRRs available and X freeze

I have a considerably strange issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have two Lenovo T400 machines - both running the .24 BIOS - with integrated Intel graphics and two sets of 2x4GB RAM modules of different ...
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Hibernate issues

I am not being able to setup Hibernation on my ubuntu please help. I have ubuntu gnome 15.04 and I have installed pm utils I have tried command sudo pm-hibernate and the computer does go to hibernate ...
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Black screen after boot in Ubuntu 15.04 (x86_64), Intel HD5500 (i915 driver) (reposted)

I know this question has been asked so many times (since 2011 from what I found out), but none of the responses seem to resolve the issue in my laptop, so apologies for the repetition. I tried ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 : Brightness controls not working vs 2 graphic cards?

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my ASUS X555LD (i3) to try out KDE 5.2, and I'm having a few issues. Brightness controls are not working using fn+F5 or F6 I'm a bit confused. My laptop ships with an ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes for a second every 6-10 seconds, PCI/Radeon related messages in kern.log

Tonight I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. I was running 14.04 LTS before, and all was fine. I didn't have lot of stuffs to save, so I went for a ...