[Bug 9284] Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy) Live CD freezes (black screen)
for ATI cards unless disabling DRI or reducing AGP speed
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 10:13:48 PST 2006
On 12/13/06, Michel Dänzer <michel at tungstengraphics.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 09:05 -0800,
> bugzilla-daemon at annarchy.freedesktop.org wrote:
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> > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9284
> > ------- 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?
Just read the current value from the regs.
> Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
> Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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