On 20 Mar 2011, at 14:09, Liam O'Toole wrote: > If you grep /var/log/syslog for 'firmware' you should see what firmware > is requested and what is missing, if any. Absolutely nothing. Would I be better switching to AMDs proprietory driver? Whats with having to edit the /etc/modprobe.d/radeon-kms.conf file? The poor frame rate I can understand but why does a default install of Debian switch all video output off unless that file is edited?