Bug#943664: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: Same behaviour on Thinkpad T41
michel at daenzer.net
Thu Oct 31 19:39:18 UTC 2019
On 2019-10-31 8:36 p.m., Petra R.-P. wrote:
> Am Do., 31. Okt. 2019, um 18:01 +0100 schrieb Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net>:
>> On 2019-10-30 2:15 p.m., Petra R.-P. wrote:
>> This happens when HW acceleration is disabled. If you can't or don't
>> want to enable HW acceleration,
> I can't because I don't know how to do this.
>> I recommend using the Xorg modesetting
>> driver for the time being, by either uninstalling
>> xserver-xorg-video-radeon or explicitly setting the driver in
>> /etc/X11/xorg.conf, see below. Without HW acceleration, the radeon
>> driver doesn't really provide much if any benefit over modesetting.
>> Section "Device"
>> Identifier "whateveryoulike"
>> Driver "modesetting"
> I tried both variants without success.
> Both resulted in something like
> Server terminated with error (1).
> xinit: giving up
> xinit: unable to connect to X server: Conncection refused
> xinit: server error
We'd again need to see the corresponding Xorg log file.
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