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Re: X/kernel compatibiity?



On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 11:17:00 -0700, Ross wrote in message 
<1288203420.19063.0.camel@corn.betterworld.us>:

> On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 18:43 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > On 2010-10-26 22:13 +0200, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > 
> > > My amd64 system is basically running stable, including X, but I'm
> > > running linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 and associated firmware for
> > > reasons unrelated to X.
> > >
> > > After a recent upgrade, my monitor started behaving poorly (shrunk
> > > vertically and flickering

...horizontally by a coupla millimeters?

..I simply made a new modeline. ;o)

> > > ), and I'm wondering if this could be
> > > from an X vs kernel mismatch.
> > 
> > Unlikely unless you use kernel mode setting, but you could
> > blacklist the radeon module.  Have you tried older kernels (perhaps
> > a 2.6.32-3 kernel from snapshot.debian.org) yet?

..or 2.6.36~"experimental" and ditto X, works nicely here.
9800Pro, X850XTPE and Mobility FireGL V5200, once I get time, 
I'll set up my pile of 9250's to feed a FlightGear igloo. ;o)
 
> > Sven
> > 
> That's an excellent idea, that I unfortunately didn't think of.  I
> sent the monitor off for repair. Ross

-- 
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...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.


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