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

On Mon, 13 Apr 2009, drago01 wrote:

> 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.

  don't worry, i forgive you. :-)


we're making progress.  i think.


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