Bug#687461: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: HD 6310 video gives only colored snow/black screen

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 06:23:14 PDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 5:50 PM, Michael Evans <mnevans at geol.umd.edu> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> Version: 1:6.14.4-5
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> I get no video, only colored snow.  Boot seems OK up until X is started.
> The system is then unusable.  (I am writing from a different wheezy
> install).

Make sure you install the firmware package and that the firmware is
available in the initrd if you are using one.


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