REGRESSION 2.6.36: radeon KMS console switch broken
markus at trippelsdorf.de
Sun Oct 10 06:44:29 PDT 2010
On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 02:30:00PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> I see a radeon regression here with 2.6.36-rc7.
> I updated a system from 2.6.35 to 2.6.36-rc7. Now I cannot
> switch to the text console from the X server anymore; the screen just
> keeps displaying the X desktop. Eventually when I switch back
> to X things work again.
> The console switching worked in 2.6.35
> (I had occasional GPU hangs in .35, but console switch always worked)
> I didn't change the Xserver userland.
> The system has a ATI Technologies Inc RV710/730 running Dual Head.
You're using the radeonhd driver, which is not supported and outdated.
Try to remove /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/radeonhd_drv.so and start
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