radeonhd blank screens

Goran Gajic ggajic at afrodita.rcub.bg.ac.rs
Wed Dec 9 01:08:43 PST 2009

On Mon, 7 Dec 2009, Justin P. Mattock wrote:

> On 12/07/09 09:35, Goran Gajic wrote:
>>  For some reason all reports regarding problems with ATI 48xx seems to be
>>  ignored. I also have ATI, but 4870 chipset and the only solution I have
>>  come up to was switching to xorg-server 1.4.2. Issue is not OS related
>>  behaviour is same under Linux and FreeBSD.
>>  gg.
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> latest git Xserver seems to be o.k. over here with
> a macbook(x1600). I also am running the latest kernel from
> git as well. In your case not sure what kernel your
> running, but over here with the latest there's some new kms
> stuff that seems to be added.(maybe this is the problem!);
> hope this helps.
> Justin P. Mattock

As I`m using FreeBSD and Linux Slackware - I have tried with vesa, radeon, 
radeonhd  - same results - black screen - although I'm able to switch 
from it with ctrl+alt+Fx. Card I'm using is Radeon 4870, 
with two DVI outputs (DVI and HDMI).


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