Radeon rv610 (2400HD-Pro card) question
gheskett at wdtv.com
Fri Feb 7 16:27:47 PST 2014
On Friday 07 February 2014 19:23:24 Alex Deucher did opine:
> On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at shentel.net>
> > On Friday 07 February 2014 14:46:43 Alex Deucher did opine:
> >> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 11:05 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com>
> >> > Greetings;
> >> >
> >> > Since it appears nvidia is not supporting the econo cards in the
> >> > supply pipeline, cards like the 8400 GS I just bought 2 of, I got
> >> > the bright idea to swap it out for an old radeon 2400HD-Pro card I
> >> > had on the shelf. So I built a 3.13.1 32 bit kernel and rebooted
> >> > after changing teh card.
> >> >
> >> > Color is nice, looks like a higher gamma setting. But video speed
> >> > is just as bad and the audio was about 1.5 MINUTES behind the
> >> > video, as the nvidia card I took out on the news sites, so I
> >> > toddled over to youtube to see. Video played at about 2x normal
> >> > speeds, and the audio was still 1 minutes and change after the
> >> > video.
> >> >
> >> > I've see stuff out of sync before, but over a minute?
> >> >
> >> > Called up synaptic & found there were some codecs I didn't have, so
> >> > I
> >> > installed those, BUT another kernel rebuild reports:
> >> We are going to need a bit more information. Which driver were you
> >> using fglrx or the open source driver? What app were you using to
> >> play the video? What API (Xv, X11, VDAPU, GL, etc.). Is the driver
> >> installed and working properly? How are you trying to play the
> >> audio?
> >> Via hdmi, via a 1/8 headphone jack, something else? At the minimum,
> >> we'd need your xorg log, dmesg output, and glxinfo output. From your
> >> second email, it sounds like something is seriously screwed up on
> >> your system if gears is segfaulting. If you previously had fglrx
> >> installed, you will need to re-install several of your disto
> >> packages because the closed source drivers (both nvidiia and fglrx)
> >> overwrite several gl and glx libs.
> >> Alex
> > No closed nvidia drivers, all nouveau. Top level apps were firefox27
> > or chromium. And to get something that attempts to work, I've
> > swapped back to the nvidia card. I figured 2 days was long enough to
> > wait for a reply, and zero traffic from the list in that 2 days, and
> > I needed something quasi- usable. If we can keep a conversation
> > going, I will switch back.
> It's up to you, I didn't have time to look at this until today.
> > Audio is a small amplified 3 speaker set plugged into line out on the
> > asus motherboards HDA Intel audio. Too heavy on bass, but no
> > controls.
> > xorg.0.log attached, but as you know, that is replaced on every startx
> > or equ. So this one represents the nvidia card boot. Looks to be an
> > endless framebuffer error in places.
> > I just reinstalled ALL the OpenGL and msa-glx stuff, no change,
> > glxgears is still a segfault. I didn't uninstall the flgrx stuff, but
> > didn't reinstall it either.
> > I am also building kernels a couple times a day, trying to get a
> > 3.13.1 to boot, but its hanging at top_init. This is 3.12.9 ATM.
> According to your log you are using the fbdev X driver which is
> software rendering. I suspect you were probably using the fbdev
> driver for the AMD card as well. I suspect perhaps the kernel drivers
> are not loaded properly on your system. Double check to make sure
> the kernel drivers are not blacklisted. Note that fglrx blacklists
> the open source radeon kernel driver so that it doesn't load when
> fglrx is installed. The open source radeon driver may still be
> blacklisted. Check your dmesg output to see if the kernel graphics
> driver is loaded properly. I'm not sure what's going on with the
> nouveau driver.
I will swap the cards back tomorrow, and check all of the above. Atm, the
fb is the nouveaufb according to dmesg. And the blacklistings files are
there, so I'll remove fglrx and nuke them before I shut down to swap the
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