Black screen with gma500_gfx on 3.6.2

From: Guido Günther
Date: Sun Oct 21 2012 - 08:05:28 EST

when switching from psb_gfx (3.2) to 3.6.2 (or 3.7 as of
2474542f64432398f503373f53bdf620491bcfa8) I'm getting a black screen on
a Axiomtek SBC84826 board with a HP 2310ti attached via VGA.

When using CONFIG_STUB_POULSBO=y I do get a console but when I unbind
the driver and attach gma500_gfx like

echo 0000\:02\:00.0 > /sys/bus/pci/devices/0000\:02\:00.0/driver/unbind
echo 0000\:02\:00.0 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/gma500/bind

the display stays black. dmesg has:

[ 688.779860] gma500 0000:00:02.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 688.805968] acpi device:04: registered as cooling_device0
[ 688.806976] acpi device:05: registered as cooling_device1
[ 688.807140] ACPI: Video Device [GFX0] (multi-head: yes rom: no post: no)
[ 688.807553] input: Video Bus as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0A08:00/LNXVIDEO:00/input/input13
[ 688.809053] [drm] Supports vblank timestamp caching Rev 1 (10.10.2010).
[ 688.809065] [drm] No driver support for vblank timestamp query.
[ 689.950596] gma500 0000:00:02.0: Backlight lvds set brightness 7a127a12
[ 689.950627] [drm] Initialized gma500 1.0.0 2011-06-06 for 0000:00:02.0 on minor 0

Besides the VGA the driver detects a LVDS as well although there's none
attached (the board does have a connector for it though):

# grep -l ^connected /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.0/drm/card0/card0-*/status

It also states that both ports are disabled:

# cat /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.0/drm/card0/card0-*/enabled

I didn't find a way to enable any of these ports via sysfs and's
modesetting driver fails either. Any pointers on howto debug this
further are greatly appreciated.
-- Guido

P.S.: This is the cards lspci information:

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) Graphics Controller (rev 07) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Device 8100:8086
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
Region 0: Memory at fdf00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
Region 1: I/O ports at ff00 [size=8]
Region 2: Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256M]
Region 3: Memory at fdf80000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256K]
Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
Status: D0 NoSoftRst- PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
Capabilities: [b0] Vendor Specific Information: Len=07 <?>
Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
Address: 00000000 Data: 0000
Kernel driver in use: gma500

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