Problems with Xfce & console

Bernt Hansson bernt at
Thu Nov 20 23:18:01 PST 2008

Nikola Lečić said the following on 2008-11-16 14:10:
> On Sun, 16 Nov 2008 07:35:32 +0100
> Bernt Hansson <bernt at> wrote:
>> Nikola Lečić said the following on 2008-11-15 17:13:
>>> On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 16:43:06 +0100
>>> Bernt Hansson <bernt at> wrote:
>>>> For me it's just xfce with option "Virtual".
>>>> if I omit "Virtual" xfce works fine but not any other WM.
>>>> Strange.
>>> Can you try x11-drivers/xf86-video-radeonhd (Driver "radeonhd")?
>> Yes I was thinking about that one but was not sure if it was another 
>> driver or just a rename. I test it when I get back to work.
> They are not the same driver, "radeon" is a pretty basic thing while
> RadeonHD is a driver based on the specifications revealed by AMD. They
> constantly continue to open new data so the driver is improving pretty
> fast. For now it has even a basic 3D functionality and it could replace
> close-source fglrx driver in the future.
> In my experience either fglrx (on Linux) or radeonhd always improved
> things.

Ok. That did the trick. "Virtual" is now working.

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