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Re: update to xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.10.0-1.fc10.x86_64 breaks X



On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 16:44:47 -0500,
  "D. Hugh Redelmeier" <hugh mimosa com> wrote:
> 
> What are the symptoms of a modesetting problem?

The ones I was seeing resulted in a black screen.

> My understanding is that it had to do with modelines: being able to
> set arbitrary resolutions and refresh rates rather than just the ones
> wired into the BIOS.

No it has to do with setting modes in the kernel instead of in X.


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