uncontrolled blanking of ati rv610 video cards

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 08:42:24 PST 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> Greetings folks;
> Its back this morning.  I cannot touch the right edge of the screen with an
> apps window without blanking the screen, but if I pull the window back left
> before I release the mouse button I grabbed it with, it will unblank in
> around a long second.
> Using the F10 radeon driver now, with kernel 2.6.33-rc5's drm.  Uptime
> approaching 2 days.
> This has been a problem for me, with either driver, for well over a year now,
> is there no hope for a fix?

F10 is really old.  Any chance you could try a newer release of the
driver?  6.12.x or git master?  The new pll code and watermark setup
in git master will likely help.


> Thanks.
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> Cheers, Gene
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