Garbled screen for KMS and ATI Radeon X800

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Sat Nov 13 13:29:08 PST 2010

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 12:55 AM, Christoph Frieben
<christoph.frieben at> wrote:
> After building wayland, mesa, cairo-gl, and libxkbcommon (git version
> of 2010-11-12), compositor and clients runs nicely in a window on top
> of a GNOME desktop under Fedora 14 (kernel-
> However, when started in a VT, the screen shows a garbled pattern.
> Moving the mouse has no effect. It is possible though to abort the
> compositor and to get dropped to the shell. Issue occurs for an ATI
> Radeon X800 (Chipset: "ATI Radeon X800 SE (R430) (PCIE)" (ChipID =
> 0x554e)). glxinfo reports
> OpenGL vendor string: X.Org R300 Project
> OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on R430
> OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 7.10-devel
> OpenGL shading language version string: 1.20
> Any clues how to get wayland up and running in KMS?

Try the r300 calssic mesa 3D driver.  I suspect the r300g driver
probably needs something similar to this:


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