RADEON(0): [drm] failed to set drm interface version.

Paul Hancock Paul.Hancock.17041993 at live.com
Wed Jan 4 21:42:00 UTC 2017

How would I go about doing that exactly though? I cant seem to find anything about it...

- Paul

From: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com>
Sent: 05 January 2017 03:42
To: Paul Hancock
Cc: xorg-driver-ati at lists.x.org
Subject: Re: RADEON(0): [drm] failed to set drm interface version.

On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 2:48 AM, Paul Hancock
<Paul.Hancock.17041993 at live.com> wrote:
> I've got a mostly fresh kubuntu install that cant start xserver correctly, it hits the line in the email subject and aborts immediately (error 1). Oddly enough however calling startx while in the recovery CLI allows xserver to start normally and shows the mouse cursor for a couple seconds (kicked back to CLI because nothing else is running).
> Here's pastebin links of the logs;
> Recovery, seemingly error-free: http://pastebin.com/cNQaxvqG

xorg via recovery - Pastebin.com<http://pastebin.com/cNQaxvqG>

> Normal boot, no screens: http://pastebin.com/uWhX4sxv

xorg via normal - Pastebin.com<http://pastebin.com/uWhX4sxv>

> Do I need to alter how xserver is started on normal boot or something else?

Make sure the kernel driver is loaded before starting X.

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