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Re: Freeze at boot with a Radeon 7000 PCI


On Sat, 04 Oct 2003 19:19:36 +0200
Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org> wrote:

> > searching through the archives suggested radeonfb would be the good driver, but 
> > using it ("video=radeonfb:<wathever>") does not appear to be good for me 
>              ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> The correct syntax for a 2.4 kernel is just video=radeon:<whatever>. 
Works great. Thanks !
I had some extra difficulties because of me choosing a bad mode, 
but everything is fine now.

> It should also work automatically with no video stanza at all.
It does not. I think the kernel tries to use the on-board video first (this is on a beige G3,
with a Rage Pro on-board). I tried to play a little bit with the 'video=map:..' option, 
but the best results are with 'video=radeon:<...>' only.

Simon Vallet
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