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Old 06-02-2011, 05:41 PM
Ben Hutchings
 
Default Bug#628972: 2.6.39: When radeon modesetting is enabled, the computers hangs.

On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 08:17:24PM +0300, Mandrantosoa 'Ndrianiaina wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.39-1
> Severity: normal
> File: 2.6.39
>
>
> The computer just hangs when modesetting is enabled, it just boot
> normally when no options are passed.

This is expected. KMS is currently non-functional on most non-x86
laptops, since it needs to interact with platform-specific firmware
for e.g. backlight control.

Ben.

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