[Bug 26891] Radeon KMS fails with inaccessible AtomBIOS on systems with (U)EFI boot

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Fri Oct 19 09:11:26 PDT 2012


--- Comment #45 from Alex Deucher <agd5f at yahoo.com> ---
(In reply to comment #44)

> Good news, the radeon card is recognised with an EFI stub boot only !
> But the screens stay black !! (lcd panel and hdmi) ..., X is started because
> I heard lightdm ubuntu sound, but all are black, no X and no console frame
> buffer.

It looks like you have a hybrid system with both an integrated GPU and a
discrete GPU.  You'll need to switch the mux to switch between the two GPUs
(the integrated is probably selected by default).  Apple has their own
proprietary mux and I'm not sure how well it's supported in Linux.

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