rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Tue Oct 15 16:42:52 PDT 2013
On 16/10/13 08:58, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 2:53 AM, Russell Shaw <rjshaw at netspace.net.au> wrote:
>> After a system upgrade, xrandr no longer reports two monitors connected to
>> the video card. I get:
>> xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default
>> Screen 0: minimum 640 x 400, current 1600 x 1200, maximum 1600 x 1200
>> default connected 1600x1200+0+0 0mm x 0mm
>> 1600x1200 0.0*
>> 1280x1024 0.0
>> 1152x864 0.0
>> 1024x768 0.0
>> 800x600 0.0
>> 640x480 0.0
>> 720x400 0.0
> Looks like something broke during your upgrade. It looks like ended
> up with the vesa driver rather than radeon. Check your dmesg output
> and xorg log. Make sure you have the firmware packages installed for
> your distro.
I found i had the proprietory fglrx driver installed, but the latest one
required an xorg-video-abi-xx that was not available in debian.
Uninstalling the fglrx driver and installing the xserver-xorg-video-radeon
package fixed the problem.
All the font rendering looks smoother now for some reason.
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