Bug#446801: xserver-xorg-video-ati: Radeon Xpress 200G and CRT end up with just a black screen
On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 20:08:57 +0100, Ingvar Mattsson wrote:
> Hi, over the weekend the xserver-xorg package family in unstable went to a
> new version and at least for me, this isn't as good as it could've been.
> When I now start X, the screen goes black and shortly after, the CRT power-
> saving function kicks in. Until the upgrade, I had used both the ati and
> (so as to get 3D acceleration) the fglrx drivers, giving be a screen of
> 1280x1024 pixels.
> X starts, becaise when I log in remotely (I have another machine on a KVM,
> with hte same CRT, so I am sur ethe CRT works), I can see that the X server
> is running and I can query it with xdpyinfo.
> Even more disturbing, when I use Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill the X server,
> the screen stays in power-save mode and will not display a normal console.
> To get a normal VT console display back, I need to reboot.
> Otherwise, the machine seems to happily stay up, it's just not usable
can you try the xserver-xorg-video-ati package available in