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Bug#597429: [radeon] firefox often crashes whole system

Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> spamfang wrote:

>> What do i have to type in the kernel line to use fbdev? Normally i
>> start with radeon.modeset=0 to prevent the bug.
> You'd log in in "recovery mode" so X doesn't get started, but with
> modesetting enabled.
> Then write a minimal /etc/X11/xorg.conf, as described at [1]:
> 	Section "Device"
> 	    Identifier "Testing"
> 	    Driver     "fbdev"
> 	EndSection
> And start X with "startx".

The missing footnote:

[1] http://pkg-xorg.alioth.debian.org/faq/general.html

Sorry for the noise.

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