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



On Monday 13 April 2009 01:27:51 pm Robert P. J. Day 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.
>
> $ rpm -q xorg-x11-drv-ati
> xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.12.1-10.fc11.x86_64
FWIW Im running xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.12.1-10.fc11.x86_64
kernel-2.6.29.1-54.fc11.x86_64
xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.6.0-19.fc11.x86_64

and not having any issues. its stable with dual 20" lcds each at 1680x1050 

Dennis

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