Bug#679312: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Rotation fails due to "Acceleration init failed", but DRI works nevertheless

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Thu Jun 28 13:54:26 PDT 2012

On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 20:11:57 +0200, terayamashuji wrote:

> That did the trick! Turns out the radeon module was not loaded at
> boot-time, probably it was not in the initrd. Loading the module and
> starting X.org with rotation enabled works now, as does XRandR.
> Sorry for opening a silly "bug" like this, but maybe this could be
> considered a real-world use-case for more explicit error messages ;-)

It's not supposed to be in the initrd, udev is supposed to load it after
the system's switched to the real root.

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