[Bug 9284] Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy) Live CD freezes (black screen)
for ATI cards unless disabling DRI or reducing AGP speed
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Wed Dec 13 10:08:38 PST 2006
On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 09:05 -0800,
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> ------- Additional Comments From monika.uni at arcor.de 2006-12-13 09:04 -------
> Yes, after adding
> Option "AGPMode" "8"
> to the device section of the graphics card in the xorg.conf the GUI starts while
> the AGP speed is set to 8x in the BIOS.
So, I think it would help a lot if the driver defaulted to the AGP
transfer rate that was set up in the BIOS instead of to 1x/4x. Does
anyone know how to determine that?
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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