xf86-video-ati randr-1.2 branch on PowerBook5,4 with RV350
paul at briny.ondioline.org
Thu Aug 23 00:43:01 PDT 2007
Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> writes:
> On Thu, 2007-08-23 at 18:55 +1200, Paul Collins wrote:
>> I got some of the details wrong. What actually happens is that when X
>> starts I just get a blank screen. When I kill the server or switch back
>> to a VT, I see the corrupted console.
>> The three copies of the cursor you see on the bottomm line all blink
>> together. When I reinstall the original driver and start X again, all
>> is well, both in X and on the console.
> Interestingly, this looks like a long-standing bug that occurred when
> killing the X server while in console - but that actually doesn't seem
> to occur anymore here with randr-1.2...
I do experience this with the pre randr-1.2 driver, but the corruption
looks quite different. (I can get a picture if you'd like to compare.)
>> Using the driver as of commit 9d38c8aa1a7d6fb1af41ee8abdb4a95f94843538
>> "radeon: cleanup some warnings", here are the logs from a good and a bad
>> run, and my xorg.conf.
> I don't see anything obviously wrong in the log file, and it works
> (apart from the known HW cursor issue) on my pretty similar machine
> (PowerBook5,8 - major difference being a 1440x960 panel instead of
> So, our experience with the randr-1.2 stuff seems quite contradictory...
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