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Old 11-04-2009, 06:36 AM
Nicolas Sebrecht
 
Default X freezes with ati radeon driver

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 08:00:07PM +0200, Jacques Montier wrote:

> As fglrx ati driver does not work with >gentoo-sources-2.6.29-r5 kernel
> and my ati radeon 9600 (RV350) graphic card, i try to use the free
> radeon driver (x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati-6.12.4)
> I compiled the gentoo-sources-2.6.31 with AGP, DRI, VIA chipset support
> and ATI radeon as modules.
> X starts and works, but then randomly freezes.

As you know, ATI free drivers are pretty new and are still in very
active development. That's why I don't think anybody here will know
what's going on for you. You should try with the developers of the
drivers directly...

> I saw several threads about it, so what's going on ??

... Or, if the problem is well known, wait for the fix.

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Nicolas Sebrecht
 

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