[Bug 105217] Blank screen with only mouse pointer after 7.10 radeon driver update; display does not switch to tty7 upon lightdm start; Xorg.0.log quickly grows

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Sun Feb 25 15:55:25 UTC 2018


--- Comment #14 from james.coulthard at verizon.net ---
(In reply to Mario Kleiner from comment #13)
> If you create a file named /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> with this text snippet...
> Section "Device"
>     Identifier  "Card0"
>     Driver      "ati"
>     Option      "DRI" "3"
> EndSection
> ... and restart lightdm, it should do the trick.

Hi Mario,

I attempted this just now.  I was able to successfully set the DRI option to 3
in Xorg. I then upgraded the radeon driver to 7.10 and rebooted.

Unfortunately, this did not help the problem.  Same symptoms appeared.  I
rolled back radeon driver to 7.9.

Any other suggestions?

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