Xorg not working with radeon on 10 stable
davidcollins001 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 18:52:48 UTC 2014
On 30 Dec 2013 01:18, "David Collins" <davidcollins001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I did a similar upgrade recently also.
> >> I have a Radeon HD 2400 PRO/XT, which supported from whats in the log
> >> file. The user is as member of the dri group. I load the radeonkms
> >> kernel module on boot.
> > That is not necessary, and causes problems for some.
> Noted, will remove.
Removed, and the modules get loaded automatically.
> >> When try to start X (same xorg.conf file that
> >> worked previously or with newly created xorg.conf) the xserver gives
> >> me a black screen which I can't do anything with, I am also unable to
> >> switch virtual terminals.
> > This is a known problem with the KMS drivers. The new console drivers
fix this, hopefully to be MFCed soon after 10.0-RELEASE.
> Brilliant, I look forward to this
> >> I can ssh in to get access. My make.conf, xorg.conf and Xorg log file
are below but the bits that look suspect are:
> >> [ 127.760] (II) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI2 capable
> >> [ 128.363] (EE) AIGLX error: r600 does not export required DRI
> >> I have found a number of reports of this with linux but no solutions
> >> that I have been able to use. Does anyone have any idea how to solve
> >> this?
> > Use the ati or radeon driver, not radeonhd, which is obsolete.
> I tried the ati driver (with updated xorg.conf) from ports but i don't
think it worked either. I won't have access to my computer for a couple
days but when I do I will try again.
I replaced radeonhd with radeon in xorg.conf. I didn't realise this driver
was provided the ati port. Everything is working perfectly now, Thanks.
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