Custom board based on PPC405 and PCI Graphic controler problem.

Michel Dänzer michel at
Wed Mar 28 08:39:34 PDT 2007

On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 16:12 +0200, powerpc440 wrote:
> I have a custom board, based on PowerPC ppc405ep CPU. On the board are 3 PCI 
> devices: sATA, USB and PCI Slot. sATA, USB and PCI working already good, but 
> still I have some troubles with a Graphic Controler on PCI slot. The graphic 
> card is standard 3.3V PCI Radeon 7000. I have compile xorg 7.2, and try to 
> start the X server with radeon driver. The X server starts, the monitor is 
> found with the correct model, but no picture is appears. After several seconds 
> the whole board freeze.

The radeon drivers rely on the firmware for low-level initialization of
the card. Does it do that? Do you get a picture on bootup before the X
server starts?

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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