Radeon video corruption when switching to / from VT
dan at entropy.homelinux.org
Mon Apr 28 13:49:57 PDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 10:35 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:11 AM, Daniel Kasak <dan at entropy.homelinux.org> wrote:
> > On my Radeon ( X700 Mobility ), I get a corrupted display about 50% of
> > the time when switching to / from a VT. When it happens, I'll sometimes
> > get a coloured ( often green ) display that fades towards white over a
> > couple of seconds ( very strange effect ), or other times I'll get a
> > static display with some rectangles and semi-random looking corruption,
> > in a grey colour.
> Sounds like an issue with the LVDS power sequence. suspend/resume can
> be problematic however. Is the problem just with suspend/resume or
> any VT switch?
Thanks for the response.
It happens on any VT switch, including cold boot-up ( which makes things
interesting when someone else wants to use my laptop ... ).
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