Julien Lepiller <jul...@lepiller.eu> skribis:
> On Sun, 16 Oct 2016 21:32:21 +0200
> l...@gnu.org (Ludovic Courtès) wrote:
>> Julien Lepiller <jul...@lepiller.eu> skribis:
>> > [ 27.673] (II) LoadModule: "ati"
>> > [ 27.674] (II)
>> > Loading
>> > /gnu/store/r9l8k52a9alvycl7qd4sm3kxp5d682g5-xf86-video-ati-7.7.0/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ati_drv.so
>> > [ 27.737] (II) Module ati: vendor="X.Org
>> > Foundation" [ 27.737] compiled for 1.18.1, module
>> > version = 7.7.0 [ 27.738] Module class: X.Org Video
>> > Driver [ 27.738] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version
>> > 20.0 [ 27.738] (II) LoadModule: "radeon" [ 27.739] (II)
>> > Loading
>> > /gnu/store/r9l8k52a9alvycl7qd4sm3kxp5d682g5-xf86-video-ati-7.7.0/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/radeon_drv.so
>> > [ 27.929] (II) Module radeon: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
>> > [ 28.167] (II) RADEON: Driver for ATI Radeon chipsets:
>> > [ 28.615] (II) FBDEV(0): hardware: ATI Radeon 5b63 (video
>> > memory: 262144kB)
>> Xorg seems to be using the ATI driver, which was just recently added
>> to the default set of Xorg drivers (commit
>> Could you try reverting that commit and see if it gives you a working
>> Xorg over VESA/FB or something?
> Unfortunately, Xorg doesn't start either. I attached the new Xorg log.
OK so the problem may be unrelated.
Did you have success with previous versions of xorg-server or the
(FWIW I use 1.18.1 successfully with xf86-video-intel.)
>> Is xf86-video-ati known to be unstable?
> I don't think so, but it cannot work with my graphics card without a
> binary blob.
So what do you use on other free distros? VESA? Anything special is
needed in xorg.conf?