[Bug 19257] radeon, RV770: White screen on start

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Sat Jun 13 04:19:47 PDT 2009


Nicos Gollan <gtdev at spearhead.de> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |FIXED

--- Comment #18 from Nicos Gollan <gtdev at spearhead.de>  2009-06-13 04:19:46 PST ---
(In reply to comment #17)
> Do you still have issues with xf86-video-ati git master?

Sorry, I forgot about this one (been using radeonhd so far). This bug seems to
be resolved with what Debian ships as 6.12.2-2, xserver-xorg-core,
and kernel 2.6.30. I'll mark it as FIXED.

The current git master doesn't compile for me, which may be due to some missing
dependency like libdrm or mesa (both from Debian packages, not the

> In file included from atibus.c:30:
> atibus.h:47: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘ATIPtr’
> In file included from atimach64io.h:37,
>                  from atibus.c:32:
> atistruct.h:266: error: expected specifier-qualifier-list before ‘pciVideoPtr’
> In file included from atibus.c:32:
> atimach64io.h: In function ‘ATIDRIMarkSyncInt’:
> atimach64io.h:245: error: ‘struct _ATIRec’ has no member named ‘useEXA’
> [...]

The X server starts and even provides video acceleration, although I yet have
to give the radeon driver a bit of a longer spin, radeonhd gave me severe
memory corruption (random processes segfaulted) after about an hour of DVD
playback, so I'm a bit wary.

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