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

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Fri Oct 4 02:02:21 PDT 2013

On Fre, 2013-10-04 at 00:27 +0200, Samuel Hym wrote:
> So here we go, with the dmesg, the /proc/fb and the Xorg.0.log for the
> version I reported with and the latest in the archive. Same behaviour
> for me, black screen with broken cursors.

The radeon kernel module doesn't get loaded for some reason. Make sure
it's not blacklisted somewhere in /etc/, for example.

Does it help if you manually run 'sudo modprobe radeon' before starting

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