radeon driver 6.9.0 broken on RS482
thor at math.tu-berlin.de
Fri Mar 6 16:16:09 PST 2009
probably this bug is fixed on the latest driver version, but just in
case: We're using here a batch of PC sponsored by the country that use a
AMD chipset graphics, the RS482 to be precise. Unfortunately, the 6.9.0
driver included in Debian lenny doesn't play well with it -
specifically, it doesn't like monitors connected to the DVI output.
The following configuration "patch" works around this problem:
BoardName "Radeon XPRESS 200 5974 (PCIE)"
Option "LVDSProbePLL" "off" # <--- damn important
Option "MergedFB" "true"
thus, it looks as if the driver thinks it's working on laptop (which it
Just to let you know...
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