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Re: boot fails without VGA connected

Am Donnerstag, 2. März 2017, 09:38:13 CET schrieben Sie:
> This is 7.0.2/i386 on an old HP Compaq d530 (dmesg below).
> The machine boots and seems to work just fine,
> except if the monitor is not connected - in that case,
> the boot sequence ends like this
> (lame jpeg, cereal not set up yet, sorry):
> That's where a successful boot continues with
>   intelfb0 at i915drmkms0
>   i915drmkms0: info: registered panic notifier
>   intelfb0: framebuffer at 0xdb7fc000, size 1920x1080, depth 32, stride 7680

just a small shot in the dark:
...may be this (disabling i915* at boot) helps you:

but if you rely on the i915 i darkly remember that there was / are older 
versions of the i915  (X11) driver within pkgsrc or so which may help 
(depending from what you really need on that machine).

best regards,


 Niels Dettenbach
 Syndicat IT & Internet

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