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Re: Xorg radeon drivers



> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 05:04:51 -0600,
>   Jon Ciesla <limb jcomserv net> wrote:
>>
>> > I have had problems with xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.7.196-5.fc8 and have
>> reverted
>> > to
>> > using xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.7.196-2.fc8. Though in my case I have a 9200,
>> so
>> > he might be better off with the updates-testing version, even though
>> it
>> > doesn't work for me.
>>
>> Now that's funny, I have a 9200, and I use the same driver, and I've
>> been
>> having bizarre symptoms that I've been trying to quanify properly for a
>> BZ.  Some things won't launch locally, or crash right away, but if I run
>> the same app onthe same box remotely with either NX or X->ssh
>> tunnelling,
>> it displays fine on the other box.  Is that anything like what you've
>> been
>> seeing?
>
> X doesn't properly start. I think there is an additional dependency in my
> case that my old LCD display doesn't send an identifier that newer ones
> do.
>
> I had problems when first upgrading to F8 that were solved with the -2
> update.
> But when I upgraded to -5 then I had the problem reoccur. I didn't do
> anything
> to confirm it was really a regression and not a new bug. I just reverted
> to
> using -2.
>
Hmm. My problems were fixed by increasing my color depth.  Very wierd.  It
displayed most things properly beforehand.

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