ati driver with Radeon 9800XT

cpghost at cpghost at
Tue Oct 19 04:46:18 PDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 01:02:28AM +0100, Shaun Friedle wrote:
> Unfortunately he seems to be encountering more problems than I suspected
> he would, and now he has encountered one I am unable to solve - if he
> uses the ati driver then when he types startx he gets a hard lock, the
> monitor goes into standby and the machine will respond to no key
> combinations. If he uses vesa everything is fine. This is on 5.3 Beta 7.
> His motherboard is an MSI KT6 Delta-FIS2R.

I've seen this too with xorg's radeon driver and a 7200VE, but only
if the DRI module is loaded. However, it's not a true hard lock, because
I can ssh to the box, kill xorg and get back to the text console. No
problems with disabled dri.


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