Do you need x11-drivers/xf86-video-radeonhd-devel? (Re: How about AMD Puma platform support?)

Kostik Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 10:49:49 UTC 2008


On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 01:01:33PM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> Norikatsu Shigemura <nork at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > On Sat, 06 Sep 2008 20:06:50 +0400
> > Boris Samorodov <bsam at ipt.ru> wrote:
> 
> >> > 	works.  To get that result, I made a ports/x11-drivers/xf86-video-
> >> > 	radeonhd-devel port.  Anyone do you need this port, too?
> >> Sure. Thanks!
> > 	Thank you, I brushed up my port.  Please test attached port.
> 
> Sorry to inform you but actually I have:
> -----
> (--) PCI:*(1:0:0) ATI Technologies Inc RV370 [Sapphire X550 Silent] rev 0, Mem @ 0xd0000000/28, 0xfe7e0000/16, I/O @ 0xb000/8, BIOS @ 0xfe7c0000/17
> (--) PCI: (1:0:1) ATI Technologies Inc RV370 secondary [Sapphire X550 Silent] rev 0, Mem @ 0xfe7f0000/16
> -----
> ...which seems to be supported by the radeon (not radeonhd) driver.
> Well, I'd say that my card rather unsupported, since I get freezing
> X with it. So I have to use the vesa driver.

Could you give more details on the freeze symptoms ?
E.g., is it complete freeze, or is mouse pointer still alive ?
Does disabling DRI in xorg.conf fixes the problem ?
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