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Date:	Sun, 17 Jan 2010 12:00:58 -0500 (EST)
From:	Alan Stern <>
cc:	Kernel development list <>
Subject: Font selection with i915

When Fedora 12 loads i915 during initramfs probing on my system, the
driver automatically installs a tiny 160x64 font.  How can I prevent it
from doing this, or tell it to use a larger 80x25 font instead?

Is this documented anywhere?

In addition, are the error messages in the following dmesg log anything 
to be concerned about?  They appear during every boot:

[drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810
i915 0000:00:02.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level, low) -> IRQ 16
i915 0000:00:02.0: setting latency timer to 64
fbcon: inteldrmfb (fb0) is primary device
render error detected, EIR: 0x00000010
[drm:i915_handle_error] *ERROR* EIR stuck: 0x00000010, masking
render error detected, EIR: 0x00000010
[drm] DAC-5: set mode 1280x1024 16
Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 160x64
fb0: inteldrmfb frame buffer device
registered panic notifier
[drm] Initialized i915 1.6.0 20080730 for 0000:00:02.0 on minor 0


Alan Stern

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