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From: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Cc: Nicolas Sebrecht <nicolas.s-dev@×××××××.net>
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: X freezes with ati radeon driver
Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2009 07:36:48
Message-Id: 20091104073643.GB12983@vidovic
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] X freezes with ati radeon driver by Jacques Montier
1 On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 08:00:07PM +0200, Jacques Montier wrote:
3 > As fglrx ati driver does not work with >gentoo-sources-2.6.29-r5 kernel
4 > and my ati radeon 9600 (RV350) graphic card, i try to use the free
5 > radeon driver (x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati-6.12.4)
6 > I compiled the gentoo-sources-2.6.31 with AGP, DRI, VIA chipset support
7 > and ATI radeon as modules.
8 > X starts and works, but then randomly freezes.
10 As you know, ATI free drivers are pretty new and are still in very
11 active development. That's why I don't think anybody here will know
12 what's going on for you. You should try with the developers of the
13 drivers directly...
15 > I saw several threads about it, so what's going on ??
17 ... Or, if the problem is well known, wait for the fix.
19 --
20 Nicolas Sebrecht