Freebsd 8.1 + xorg + radeonhd hang
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Mon Sep 13 20:17:06 UTC 2010
Eivind E <eivinde at terraplane.org> wrote:
> One of my machines has a Radeon X1550 graphics card. When first
> installed (then as either 7.1 or 7.1 prerelease), the radeonhd driver
> hung the machine hard, screen went blank, numlock and capslock
> didn't work, no network (so no ssh) and I couldn't do much but
> hard reset the machine. I had to use vesa for a while, then, after
> upgrading, the radeonhd driver worked up until fairly recent upgrades.
> Sadly I didn't try the driver very often so I don't know if upgrading
> src or xorg+drivers helped the problem.
> The machine is now running FreeBSD 8.1, but after rebuilding all
> packages via ports, the problem with the radeonhd driver is back,
> showing exactly the same behaviour as before.
Did you try the normal radeon driver (not radeonhd)?
It supports the RV515 chip used by the X1550, too.
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