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

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Mon Apr 28 02:07:40 PDT 2014

On 27.04.2014 02:13, Samuel Hym wrote:
>> BTW, if you or anyone else having stability issues with radeon KMS in
>> AGP mode could try if the attached kernel patch makes a difference,
>> that would be interesting. 
> I finally got round to trying this out.
> I compiled the kernel sources in linux-source-3.13 (version 3.13.10-1)
> package with your patch using make-kpkg (I’d forgotten how long this can
> be on slow computers like this).
> Using this kernel with parameters « radeon.modeset=1 video=radeonfb:off
> », I ended with a black screen when X started up. But there was nothing
> noticeable in my Xorg.log.
> Do you more info, or should I try running it with other options?

No, this just confirms someone else's report that my patch doesn't help

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