[SOLVED] Re: Failed to open DRM device

Zhang Weiwu zhangweiwu at realss.com
Tue Nov 2 19:46:34 PDT 2010

 On 10/25/2010 11:59 PM, Luca Tettamanti wrote:
> I guess that the OP wants to known why sometimes DRM/KMS is not
> initialized even on the primary card.
> Zhang, is radeon module loaded *before* X is started?

I think your mentioning of the kernel module load time hinted me to a

I added "radeon" to my /etc/modules on Ubuntu 10.10 and since than it
has bee a week that this problem do not occur, so I think the problem is

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