Xorg & ATi/Radeon drivers on 7.0-STABLE?
pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Mar 25 16:43:52 PDT 2008
--On March 25, 2008 7:35:51 PM +0100 C Verboom <cory.vm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just new here, so if this has been dealt with before, pls excuse me.
> I've seen only a few posts dealing w/ ATi drivers ("ati" and "radeon") on
> v7.0-STABLE and Xorg, and together with my own experience I'm inclined to
> suspect there's something wrong with this combo. Or "wrong"... it may
> need special attention, but I lack the knowledge to prove or find a
> definitive answer, and you ppl here might.
> For a while I've been running 6.2-STABLE w/ Xorg on a Dell Latitude C610.
> Worked nicely @ 1400x1050, no problems.
> A few days ago I've performed a fresh install of 7.0-STABLE. The install
> was done for User/X-User, nothing (cvs, ports, etc) has been added or
> modified apart from network settings to be able to ssh/scp.
> The problem: there's no way that I can get a decent graphics resolution
> like I was used to. The only one xorg.conf setting that resulted in
> stable graphics was 'Driver "vga"' and 'Mode "640x480"'.
Try the new radeonhd driver.
If that doesn't work, post the relevant portion of your Xorg.log file
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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