Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Mon Aug 24 15:33:57 PDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 6:21 PM, James Cloos<cloos at> wrote:
> Alex Deucher <alexdeucher-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at>
> writes:
>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 5:42 PM, James Cloos<cloos-GRsvFm/Gh/pBDgjK7y7TUQ at> wrote:
>>> I'm at current master for everything: kernel, libsrm, mesa, xserver,
>>> ati, x protos, x libs, etc.
>> What kernel are you using?  You'll need 2.6.31 and for KMS you'll need
>> to enable staging drivers and set the radeon kms config option to y.
> Linus' tree; as of last night that puts me two commits more recent than
> the 31-rc7 tag.  And KMS is indeed configured there:
> [    2.771810] [drm] radeon default to kernel modesetting.
> [    2.771886] [drm] radeon kernel modesetting enabled.
> I forgot to mention: the laptop is archaic; it is an r100-class 7500 M7 LW.

make sure:
is set in your .config.

Can you post your xorg log?  Sounds like maybe you didn't configure
the ddx with kms support.


More information about the xorg-driver-ati mailing list