Another ati/radeonhd problem?

Matthias Hopf mhopf at
Wed Apr 2 05:19:01 PDT 2008

On Apr 01, 08 18:50:18 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> PS: I might also toss out here that all this mucking about with the radeonhd 
> driver, I find that I cannot just log back out of x while using it, the 
> screen goes blank and powers down from lack of drive.  But a keyboard applied 
> ctl-alt-del reboots it just fine.  This isn't terribly nice of this driver as 
> I don't believe the vesa driver behaves this way.  Anyway, I'm off to reboot 
> and try their driver, bbl.

This shouldn't happen, and it typically doesn't. Please report this to
the radeonhd mailing list, or better yet, open a bug report.


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