Black screen on X with acceleration on 7870 GPU
michel at daenzer.net
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. https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60879 has some
patches trying to adress this.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast | Mesa and X developer
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