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Re: Squeeze on Lombard

On Die, 2011-05-03 at 12:04 -0300, Rogério Brito wrote: 
> 2011/4/27 Michel Dänzer <daenzer@debian.org>:
> > On Son, 2011-04-24 at 04:30 -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
> >> OK. I just put a before-and-after comparison on my homepage at:
> >>
> >>     http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/linux/debug-r300/
> >
> > radeonfb is preventing radeon KMS from initializing.
> Oh, you're right. I have put some logs of "pure" radeon there (see
> under the 2.6.39-rc5+ directory there), but I still only got a
> software rendering fallback. Just for your information, my main intent
> with this machine is to run XBMC, which requires OpenGL 2.0, but, when
> falling back to software rendering everything is sooo slow.
> There's one catch, though: I had to boot with radeon.modeset=0, since,

Well, you can only get hardware accelerated OpenGL 2.x with KMS enabled.

> if I didn't, I just got a corrupted console, with unreadable
> characters and, perhaps, with the boot stuck with init entering
> runlevel 2 (just guessing here). Nothing else worked.

Try adding radeon.agpmode=1 to the kernel command line and, if that
alone doesn't help, radeon.no_wb=1 as well.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                http://www.vmware.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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