Re: xserver-xorg hangs with radeon / ati driver
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André Wendt wrote:
> seems like an xserver-xorg upgrade to 6.9.0 screwed up the radeon driver:
> Whenever I log in, I just have to wait between 5 and 20 minutes before X
> hangs. Keyboard and mouse input is ignored, nothing works except hard
> reboot. I can't seem to be able to use fglrx, since fglrx-driver from
> testing AND unstable depend on xserver-xorg << 6.8.99.
flgrx is delivered as only binary and Ati says that this binary driver will
only work for 6.8, it is not a constraint from xorg.
> The package lists about a dozen bug reports related to this problem, but
> no real solution.
> I considered downgrading to xserver-xorg 6.8.2, but this doesn't work as
> packages.d.o is down and aptitude tells me it cannot find version 6.8.2...
I found that the xorg 6.8 locked my system (desktop) so I had to upgrde to 6.9
and no problems now with a Radeon X600. Are you using composite? I would advise
to put it off in case of problems. And in case of more problems I would disable
all accelarations just to try to debug the problem Option "NoAccel" in the
> For me, the only way out of this dilemma is using the vesa driver which
> obviously doesn't support a resolution higher than 1024x768 (and believe
> me, this is not funny when working with Eclipse!).
FYI, I use 1280x1024.
> So, I wondered if anyone would be willing to share his/her .deb of
> xserver-xorg version 6.8.2.dfsg.1-11 by hosting it and sending the link?
> (Or just telling me where to download it. I feel like I searched
As I told you before I wouldn't use 6.8 for this card.
Raúl Sánchez Siles
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