Problems Testing New Radeon Code

Mike Lothian mike at
Fri May 1 23:35:02 PDT 2009

2009/5/2 Jerome Glisse <glisse at>:
> On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 20:59 +0100, Mike Lothian wrote:
>> Hi there
>> I've had a few issues testing the new radeon code and rather than do
>> all this through comments on a blog I thought the mailing lists would
>> be better
>> I've attached the above logs
>> X doesn't start with KMS (KMS works during boot)
>> with radeon.modeset=0 being passed but playing a video full screen or
>> activating kwin compositing makes the session unusable
>> The proof attachment shows what branches and where head was at during
>> compile time
>> Cheers
>> Mike
> Quick guess you are missing DRI2 bits, either too old xserver (need 1.6
> at least) or no dri2 proto installed. Still i don't understand what
> you mean by radeon.modeset=0, with radeon.modeset=0 everythings should
> work as with no kms (ie it use old code path which should be more or
> less what you already have).
> Cheers,
> Jerome Glisse

My whole xorg stack is the latest git head my Xorg.0.log should confirm that

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