how to play with radeonfb?

Adam Pribyl pribyl at
Sun Nov 15 19:26:31 UTC 2009

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

>  perhaps a strange request but, at the moment, i have X running
> wonderfully on my (fully-updated f12 beta) laptop with the radeon
> driver, as long as i'm using XAA and not EXA.  no problem, i can live
> with that.
>  for no good reason, i'd like to experiment with the framebuffer.
> there is a radeonfb module already under /lib/modules, but how would i
> switch(?) over to that.  is the recipe to get out of X, unload the
> current radeon-related modules, modprobe radeonfdb, then ... what?
>  i've never bothered with the fb driver, is it simple enough to
> switch over to it temporarily just for testing?  thanks.

IMHO generate xorg.conf with Xorg -configure, and switch the Driver?

> rday

Adam Pribyl

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