Comment 19 for bug 204603

> I will test it for a few rounds of VT switching tomorrow and
> then get back here.

So far so good. Adding the two lines to i830_quirks.c seems to detect my laptop just fine. VT switching does not cause a crash any longer even though I'm not adding the ForceEnablePipeA option to xorg.conf.

On the bug I filed against Ubuntu, there's this other guy who reports that the hack works for him on a toshiba laptop: