> When booting my laptop with a Radeon HD 6320 VGA controller, the
> display is completely corrupted unless the non-free firmware is
> installed. If I boot with radeon.modeset=0, it boots fine (but gives
> unaccellerated X).
> I would expect it to fail to modeset and leave the display in a usable
Thanks for reporting.
Merging with the other "radeon driver sometimes acts insane with
missing firmware" bugs for easy tracking, even though I expect they
will not all be solved at the same time. I think there was work on
one bug in this class recently upstream, though I can't seem to find
it in Linus's "master" (so if a fix is available, it's presumably only
Hope that helps,
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