ATI Radeon 7000 and DRI

xyzzy at xyzzy at
Fri Jun 4 00:25:58 UTC 2004

On Friday 04 June 2004 01:37, Jim Cornette wrote:
> xyzzy at wrote:
> > Modifying the GRUB bootup line to get rid of "rhgb" and substituting
> > "3" (don't know if this is necessary?), gives me a (real fast!) text
> > bootup. Logging into a regular user and then typing startx -- -nolisten
> > tcp pops me into X/KDE no problem; but ONLY if the "load dri" is
> > commented out.  If it is present, then it locks up just like the
> > graphical boot.
> >
> > I am going to try the .411 kernel from testing/arjan tonight and see if
> > this fixes anything...  Something weird with how the X server is called
> > from the boot sequence?
> The 411 version kernel might not work at all for GUI. There is supposed
> to be a later version out, with the correction of the introduced bug. I
> believe the next kernel number is 419.

Oh boy, it sure didn't... much much worse... can't get into X at all now... X 
server bails.

The kernel I see in arjan is now 414... Does this have a fix?

> Jim
> >> is the bug report I
> >>have added to it. Add more useful data to it if you have it.  I would
> >>love to see this fixed.

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