Black screen on X with acceleration on 7870 GPU

Michel Dänzer michel at
Mon Jul 21 20:01:17 PDT 2014

On 20.07.2014 23:33, Alexandre Biron wrote:
> For more than a year, I've been trying to use the free radeon driver
> for X. I have a 7870 Tahiti card.

AFAICT that's a so-called 'harvested' card, which requires the driver to
avoid using some functional units of the GPU which didn't pass hardware
validation. has some
patches trying to adress this.

Earthling Michel Dänzer            |        
Libre software enthusiast          |                Mesa and X developer

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