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Re: FC5t3 installation issues with Radeon X300SE



On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 10:14:51AM -0800, L. David Baron wrote:
 > On Saturday 2006-03-18 12:40 -0500, Mike A. Harris wrote:
 > > L. David Baron wrote:
 > > >I just installed FC5t3 x86_64 on a brand new desktop machine with a
 > > >Radeon X300SE, and ran into two issues that seem more likely related to
 > > >that than anything else:
 > > >
 > > >(1) Neither the installer, nor system-config-display once the installer
 > > >had finished, were able to configure xorg so that it would start.
 > > >However, I was able to do it manually by doing "modprobe radeon" and
 > > >then rerunning system-config-display (which in turn writes out an
 > > >xorg.conf that causes xorg to modprobe radeon by itself).  This suggests
 > > >to me that something along the way (I'm not sure what) should have done
 > > >a "modprobe radeon" to bootstrap the whole thing, but didn't.  (And
 > > >perhaps does for other cards.)
 > > 
 > > Ok, that doesn't make much sense to me at all.  Dave disabled the radeon
 > > kernel DRM module support for all R300+ chips due to it causing X to
 > > hang when DRM loads if "Load "dri"" is present in the xorg.conf -
 > > regardless of wether or not we actually ship the r300 DRI module.
 > > 
 > > So, loading the radeon module by hand should technically have no effect
 > > on R300 hardware unless I'm missing something.
 > 
 > Well, it did.

what does lspci -n | grep 1002  say ?

		Dave

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