If you haven't done that yet, try recompiling xorg-server without HAL (make config and check it off). I don't know why, but strange things like these happened to me too until HAL support was disabled.
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 5:53 PM, Aline de Freitas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Em Tuesday 25 March 2008 15:35:51 C Verboom escreveu: > > Hi All, > > > > Just new here, so if this has been dealt with before, pls excuse me. > > I've seen only a few posts dealing w/ ATi drivers ("ati" and "radeon") > on > > v7.0-STABLE and Xorg, and together with my own experience I'm inclined > to > > suspect there's something wrong with this combo. Or "wrong"... it may > need > > special attention, but I lack the knowledge to prove or find a > definitive > > answer, and you ppl here might. > > > > For a while I've been running 6.2-STABLE w/ Xorg on a Dell Latitude > C610. > > Worked nicely @ 1400x1050, no problems. > > A few days ago I've performed a fresh install of 7.0-STABLE. The install > > was done for User/X-User, nothing (cvs, ports, etc) has been added or > > modified apart from network settings to be able to ssh/scp. > > The problem: there's no way that I can get a decent graphics resolution > > like I was used to. The only one xorg.conf setting that resulted in > stable > > graphics was 'Driver "vga"' and 'Mode "640x480"'. > > For the last 2 days (with the help of numerous Ati and Xorg-related > posts > > on the net and c/p from my old xorg.conf) I've been trying to apply any > > reasonable setting using the "ati" and "radeon" drivers, only to see a > > blurred screen: HorizSync and/or VertSync way off, flickering and > scrolling > > bars. No visible diff in the blurr w/ modified sync numbers, but no > > hang-ups as others seem to have stumbled upon: I can always kill the > server > > w/ C-A-BS. Sometimes something seemed to happen (KDE starting? I never > > waited long before I killed the server...) as I did see a partial > > light-colored change in the blurr. > > Comparing the log of my old setup (I've put the image back twice over to > > check), there's a few -in my little experience- important differences > with > > output of drivers and modules, or at least the way things such as > > capacities and capabilities are displayed, so under the hood there's so > > much changes that I cannot reasonably grasp what exactly is different > and > > in what way... for which I apologize, but I'm bold enough to suspect.. > > > > So: is the problem with me or with the new ... (drivers, modules, ???) > > It looks like an ati driver issue. > > I suggest you to first, try the latest git tree driver by doing the > following: > git-clone git://anongit.freedesktop.org/git/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati > cd xf86-video-ati > ./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr/local --mandir=/usr/local/man > make > > Then deinstall the xf86-video-ati from the ports tree: > pkg_deinstall xf86-video-ati-6.8.0_1 > > and install the one from the git tree: > make install > > If you see the same issues with the driver from the git tree, you should > report it to the xorg mailing list at: > http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg > > -- > Aline de Freitas - Chave pública: ID DE632016 / keys.indymedia.org > gpg --keyserver keys.indymedia.org --recv-keys DE632016 > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"