Bug#714510: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Display corrupted after resume on ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT
tgerdin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 06:25:12 PDT 2013
3 jul 2013 kl. 15.00 skrev Alex Deucher:
> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 3:59 AM, Tobias Gerdin <tobias.gerdin at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeon
>> Version: 1:6.14.4-8
>> Severity: important
>> Tags: upstream
>> Dear Maintainer,
>> After resuming system after a suspend (to RAM) the display is
>> corrupted. It is still
>> possible to see what's going on but everything turns into a highly
>> (for the display) green-orange flickering mess.
>> The system is this Apple iMac, see:
>> I have never gotten this to work in Linux I think, and it's the
>> only issue that keeps me
>> from switching to Linux from OS X (sounds works now as of the
>> Wheezy release).
>> I observe the same issue on Ubuntu (tried 12.04LTS and 13.04).
> You might try a newer kernel or if you are using EFI to boot, try
> using the legacy bios option. Unfortunately, macs do just about
> everything differently you may need some sort of mac specific quirk to
> make it work properly, especially with EFI boot.
Yes, I am using EFI boot. I recall now that I think this used to work
in an old Ubuntu-installation I had, at which point I was still using
legacy bios emulation.
Anyway, thanks for the tip. Would be nice to understand what EFI-
specific quirk that would be needed, if possible, since Debian seems
to boot using EFI by default on EFI-systems as of Wheezy.
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