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Re: troubles with radeon driver on PowerBook G4

 On 10/27/10 09:08, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Mit, 2010-10-27 at 13:55 +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote: 
>>  I am not too certain since which version of xserver-xorg-video-radeon
>> the trouble started (currently 1:6.13-2 installed in squeeze) because I
>> don't run the 3d games that regularly, but it seems to have been a
>> while, I though only now found the time to report this issue.
>>  When using 3d applications like with warzone2100 or neverball the
>> graphics display is totally unusable, even in windowed mode. There are
>> extremely large bit planes all over the screen making anything else
>> unrecognizable.
>>  Anyone else experiencing this issue? Any cure for it? It is definitely
>> a regression because it worked before, though I can't really pin it
>> down. Given some private time constraints I unfortunately can't dig
>> around too much for going through something like git bisect, but I am
>> confident that I'm not the only one facing this issue so having some
>> hints into the right direction on what additional information would be
>> useful from my part or what I could try would be considered extremely
>> helpful!
> The full Xorg.0.log file would be a starting point.
> This is more likely an issue with Mesa or the kernel though, so the
> output of dmesg and
> LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo 2>&1
> would also be interesting.

Maybe this bug:

It does "work" properly when using KMS, but it's also incredibly slow
and has the drawback of not sleeping and doesn't have back light
support. I've been doing without OpenGL on my Powerbook lately (Gentoo,
not Debian).


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