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Re: FC5-radeon issues



On 4/2/06, hansel hansel mnstate edu <hansel hansel mnstate edu> wrote:
> My laptop (radeon 7500 CRT video) will not output video to a CRT. Text
> (boot screen, text terminal) works.
>
> When an FC4 workstation with radeon 7500 RV200, dual head, installed (yum,
> cron job) the newest kernel (2.6.16-1.2069_FC4), all X11 does is clone the
> display. Rebooting to 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4 solves this.
>
> It smells to me like an xorg configuration issue. The laptop (which is not
> physically where I sit) has no explicit LCD/CRT reference. (The gateway
> bios correctly says use both LCD and CRT for video.) The workstation
> defines two screens, but does not use the framebuffer (there was no fb for
> the radeon family when I initially set up this machine). The radeon
> driver man page now refers to fb.
>
> On the other hand, the workstation issue did not appear until 16-1.2069
> and reverting a version makes it go away.
>
> I am not at the point of treating this as a bug, hence have not made a
> bugzilla report, but I need to fix the laptop issue very soon (like,
> very desirable to be done before Monday AM ).
>
> Thanks.
>
> Mark Hansel
>

You upgraded the kernel. Have you upgraded the ATI driver?


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