Corrupted or no display with KMS (Radeon HD3470)

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Mon Oct 19 08:23:33 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 11:11 AM, Reinout van Schouwen
<reinout at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> FYI I filed this bug in Mandriva bugzilla. Are these symptoms known? Any
> additional info I should provide?
> Description of problem:
> I installed mesa 7.6, kernel-tmb-laptop-latest and x11-driver-video-ati from
> main/testing.
> According to instructions I added "options radeon modeset=1" to
> /etc/modprobe.conf.
> After reboot, I either get a blank screen or a screen with colored stripes on
> it. The console reacts to blindly typed commands but otherwise the machine is
> unusable.

Looks like it may be similar to bug 21643:

Please attach your xorg log and dmesg if this fits your symptoms.


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