Re: No monitor (was Re: Debian vs. ATI Radeon x1650)
On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 01:56, Dominik Smatana <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> thanks a lot for your help, I really appreciate it.
> Kelly Clowers wrote:
>> It is really weird that you don't get logs from those runs...
> Yes, it's strange. I thing there's some message (an error probably) on
> the screen just right before monitor's sleep mode, but it's too quick to
> read it :/
>> And the RadeonHD driver seems pretty convinced that there are
>> no displays attached.
> I've tried xrandr -q
> output: no devices
>> I still didn't get an Xorg.conf from you, it might show something.
> See attached file.
>> My only thought right nowis to try specifying some monitor info, like
>> VertRefresh and HorizSync, and maybe use:
>> Option "ModeValidation" "NoEdidModes"
>> Option "UseEdid" "false"
>> or some such.
> Thanks for the links. I was experimenting with those settings, but
> resulting in monitor's sleep mode only so far...
> I'm thinking about switching to gNewSense (everything is working fine
> there), I'll try Debian again in a month or so.. with better luck maybe :)
> I just wanted to finish some work on packages I was co-maintaining
> before leaving Debian :/
I don't know, really strange stuff.
It will not actually help your problem, but I thought I would mention that you
an take the "files" and "module" sections out of your xorg.conf among
Wait, it does look like extraneous 0s in section "ServerLayout"
>Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
Here is what my Xorg.conf looks like:
# Option "AccelMethod" "UXA"
Option "PreferredMode" "1600x1200"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Identifier "Default Layout"
screen "Default Screen"
Option "DontZap" "off"