Bug#840897: general: framebuffer modules for non-dri graphics cards are not loaded

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Sun Aug 30 18:08:00 BST 2020

Control: reassign -1 udev
Control: tags -1 + moreinfo

Am 30.08.20 um 12:21 schrieb Chris Hofstaedtler:
> Control: reassign -1 systemd
> * Michal Suchanek <hramrach at gmail.com>:
>> So I would like the fbdev modules removed from whatever blacklist prevents
>> loading them and have them loaded on systems that don't have dri modules to
>> handle graphics.
> AFAICT systemd ships the fbdev blacklist nowadays, reassigning
> there.

The udev package does (but it's src:systemd, so close enough) in

I don't know the history behind this file though, it predates the
udev/systemd merge and a quick search in the old src:udev package did
not really yield anything useful.

Hopefully Marco can chime in here and provide some context why it was
added and if it's still required thoday.


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