Bug#720329: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Screen keeping black at start but for the cursor

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Fri Aug 30 03:44:10 PDT 2013

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 16:34:44 +0200, Michel Dänzer wrote:

> Upstream xf86-video-ati 7.x only works with KMS anymore. You'll need to
> enable it with something like
>  radeon.modeset=1 video=radeonfb:off
> on the kernel command line if you want to use a current version of the
> driver.
Shouldn't the driver bail in the probe callback though if kms is not
enabled?  That would allow the server to use a fallback driver like

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