No DVI output on ATI Xpress 200 with ati_drv v6.8.0
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 09:44:21 PDT 2008
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:57 PM, J Jude <jmjudeb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an HP DC5750 workstation, with an on-board ATI Xpress 200 video
> card. The card has both DVI and VGA outputs.
> I would like to use DVI output with my monitor, but I cannot seem to
> get DVI to show on screen, unless VGA is also connected. In other
> words, if I connect both the DVI and VGA outputs to one monitor, then
> I can use DVI output. If I disconnect VGA output, then X seems to use
> the DVI output, but the screen is blank. There are no errors, xrandr
> thinks that LVDS output is working, but the screen is blank.
> I have attached my xorg.conf file, Xorg.0.log and "xrandr -q" for VGA
> disconnected and connected.
> I am running Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10, with a git-fresh ati_drv.so and
> ati_radeon.so. fglrx drivers are not installed.
> Any ideas on what I am doing wrong? Do I need to update any other drivers?
DVI support is non-standard on XPRESS chips. I'm trying to sort that
out now, but I don't have the hardware. If you can test with the
latest driver from xf86-video-ati git master, it may work. Either
way, can you send me your bios? We should be able to get this sorted
cd /sys/bus/pci/devices/<pci bus id of card>
echo 1 > rom; cat rom > /tmp/vbios.rom; echo 0 > rom
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