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Re: the rawhide radeon driver just plain doesn't work



On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 8:27 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca> wrote:
>
>  based on the grief i've been having over the last couple days with
> the radeon driver (firefox locking up constantly, browsing certain
> websites doing the same), i reverted back to a 1024x768 resolution
> using the vesa driver and things seem to be working fine.
>
>  as a test, using the vesa driver, i browsed over to linux-kvm.org
> and it displayed fine.  i switched to the radeon driver, logged out of
> X, logged back in, browsed to that site and ... boom!  hard lockup.
> switch back to vesa, no problem.
>
>  so, for the time being, i'll tolerate 1024x768 with a vesa driver
> since it means i won't have to reboot every 10 minutes.  and i'll
> watch for new developments with the radeon driver.

please file a bug "just wait until it fixes itself" does not always work.


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