Bug#481529: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: (strange?) workaround for video not synced

Dimitri Chausson tri2000 at gmx.net
Fri Aug 21 08:04:18 PDT 2009

Yes, glxinfo is now reporting that direct rendering is enabled. The messages (freeing invalid ..) are still there though.

To sum up: 
* the option make the screen readable for me (removes this sync problems)
* installing the firmware allows DRI to be enabled

On Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:53:19 -0400
Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Dimitri Chausson<tri2000 at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Two new things I noticed:
> >
> > - switching between text console and X doesn't clear the problem anymore (my system was updated a few times in between). So I do need the "DisplayPriority" "BIOS" option set.
> >
> > - now stopping and starting gdm make the kernel log lines like the following one:
> >  Xorg:5365 freeing invalid memtype xxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxx
> >  the memory area is from d0102000-d0112000 to d02f2000-d0302000
> >
> Did installing the firmware get you up and running?

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