RADEONDRIGetVersion failed to open the DRM

mercado python.dev.9 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 08:37:22 PST 2009

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 6:33 AM, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> The radeon kernel module doesn't recognize your card, it's probably too
> old, so you'll need either a newer kernel or to build the DRM from
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/mesa/drm .

Yesterday I tried booting from an Intrepid Live CD, and everything
worked fine (even with the default xorg.conf).  So I think I may end
up upgrading to Intrepid if that will solve the problem for me.

How can you tell that the radeon kernel module is not recognizing my card?


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