[Bug 36424] X crashes in KDE4 with compositing enabled

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Wed Apr 20 19:25:10 PDT 2011


--- Comment #9 from Alex Deucher <agd5f at yahoo.com> 2011-04-20 19:25:10 PDT ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> I am pretty sure that on Gentoo the ATI driver does not replace system file, as
> everything installs in a sandbox there. There are commands to switch between
> xorg and ati opengl stuff, I guess that changes the files that the ATI
> installer would modify.

Seems doubtful.  Try removing fglrx completely and reinstalling the xserver
just in case.

> GPU not working? This doesn't sound good. And dmesg has this:
>   r600_cp: Failed to load firmware "radeon/R600_rlc.bin"
>   [drm:r600_startup] *ERROR* Failed to load firmware!
>   radeon 0000:01:05.0: disabling GPU acceleration
> Hm. I have several R???_{cp,pfp,me}.bin files in /lib/firmware/radeon/, but no
> R600_rlc.bin. Any idea why?

If you are using an initrd, you need to include the firmware files in the
initrd.  If you build the radeon module into your kernel, you have to built the
firmware into your kernel as well.  See this page for more info:

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