[PC-BSD Testing] FW: PC-BSD amd64 / radeon
ChristianMichels at web.de
Mon Oct 13 11:08:55 PDT 2008
any news concerning this issue? Did I post too less info (or too much)? What can I do to lighten up the problem?
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Christian Michels <ChristianMichels at web.de>
> Gesendet: 08.10.08 13:18:49
> An: PC-BSD Testing list <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
> Betreff: [PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD amd64 / radeon
> Hello together,
> I've been trying the amd64 version of PC-BSD 7 and there seems to be a problem related to X and radeon. First of all here is my hardware:
> CPU: AMD X2 BE-2350
> Board: ASrock A780FullDisplayPort
> GPU: AMD RV610 (onboard)
> 1.) The first problem I encountered is when I confirm the restart at the end of the installation. My monitor turns black, a warning (from the monitor itself) appears that the refresh and sync rates are outside the allowed ranges. After that I had to press reset.
> 2.) When I start the new installed system I come to the point where I can setup my X config. The Installation used 1280x1024 at 85Hz so I choose "Skip". This will copy the /PCBSD/xorg.conf/<...>/xorg.conf.default (I don't remember the exact path and name of the file but it was clear to me that this is the default config used in the installation) to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (correct me if I'm wrong). Before confirming the start of the X server with the new settings I had a look at /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
> Section "ServerLayout"
> Identifier "XFree86 Configured"
> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
> InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
> InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
> Section "ServerFlags"
> Option "DisableVidModeExtension"
> End Section
> Section "Monitor"
> Identifier "Monitor0"
> VendorName "AOC"
> ModelName "C993"
> HorizSync 30.0 - 95.0
> VertRefresh 50.0 - 160.0
> Option "DPMS"
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "radeon"
> VendorName "ATI Technologies Inc"
> BoardName "Unknown Board"
> BusID "PCI:1:5:0"
> I already loaded the radeon.ko module at boot time. So the radeon driver should work. But after confirming the start of X with this config I get the same warning as in 1) above.
> I read something on the list about ATI and a new version of Xorg. The author wrote that the current version of Xorg in PCBSD 7 does not supply ATI radeon cards. I'm not sure if this is true because at least the installation was OK. Any help is much appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> Christian Michels
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