Q re /usr/share/hwdata files

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Thu Apr 3 17:35:09 PDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 01:52:26PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:

> I note, in mucking around in the yumex database, that there is no 
> radeonhd.xinf file in xorg-x11-drv-ati or in  xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd.

That would be a distribution issue, not an xorg one.

> I'm attempting to see if I can figure out how to restore my tty1 console when 
> I exit x.  As it is, the video totally stops and the monitor shuts down when 
> I exit x now.  No consoles are available of the 6 default ones. The only 
> action I tried so far is to blindly type reboot, or the vulcan nerve pinch on 
> ctl-alt-del.  It may be possible to re-'startx', and I will try that the next 
> time I reboot.

And that sounds like radeonhd failing to reprogram the mode correctly on 
exit, which you're not going to solve with any number of configuration 
files. Have you tried radeon, to see whether it's a general bug or one 
specific to a driver?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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