Freebsd 8.1 + xorg + radeonhd hang

Eivind E eivinde at
Tue Sep 14 21:13:44 UTC 2010

On Tue, 14 Sep 2010, Roland Smith wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:04:16AM +0200, Eivind E wrote:
>> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010, Roland Smith wrote:
> <snip>
>>>> Did you try the normal radeon driver (not radeonhd)?
>>>> It supports the RV515 chip used by the X1550, too.
>>> Keep in mind that normal radeon driver is called x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati
>>> now.
>>> If you load the drm.ko and radeon.ko (and maybe agp.ko) kernel models with
>>> this driver, you'll have accellerated 3D as well as 2D (both XAA and the newer
>>> EXA). Works like a charm on my Radeon X 1650 Pro, and should work with your
>>> card as well.
>> Tried to substitute the driver with ati and loading radeon.ko (which
>> automatically loaded drm.ko) and had the same results as the plain
>> radeon driver. X starts up once in a while, but the screen goes
>> to about half of normal brightness and the view is moved down and to the
>> right.
> Do you have a modeline in your xorg.conf? If so, try taking it out. Or try
> running 'X -configure' from the console to generate a new basic
> xorg.conf. Some monitors come with a button or control to automatically tune
> them to the video source. If you have that it might help as well. If not, try
> x11/xvidtune.

No, there are no modelines, just the basic configuration I posted
in the first mail.

I also tried X -configure again (after loading radeon.ko and drm.ko
manually). It produced a configfile just fine, but running X
with that file locked the machine up again.

_  //
\\//   Eivind Evensen

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