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

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Wed Sep 25 03:03:53 PDT 2013

On Son, 2013-09-22 at 12:15 +0200, Samuel Hym wrote:
> I finally tried setting the proposed kernel options, with the same
> result (or slightly worse, the cursor got blurred or something). I
> imagine the real problem is the fact that my card is not supported by
> the kernel anyway, since the (attached) log shows the same
> [KMS] drm report modesetting isn't supported.

That just means the kernel radeon driver didn't initialize with KMS. We
really need to see the corresponding dmesg output.

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