Re: Graphics - Radeon HD 5000 lock-ups
On Fri, 01 Apr 2011 18:30:28 +0200, C. Hurschler wrote:
> On Friday 01 April 2011, Camaleón wrote:
> BTW the card seems to be a "Cedar PRO [Radeon HD 5450]"
>> Have you tried another driver (for example, "radeon" or an updated
>> version of Catalyst -now is 11.3-)?
> I've tried radeon, but strangely I can't ctrl-alt-F1 to console with
What happens when you press that combo? Nothing, black/blank screen? Can
you jump to another tty (2,3,4,5...)?
> I don't think compositing worked either, but I can't remember
> for sure.
It should work, "radeon" is one of the most advanced open drivers for
this task (3D accleration/openGL) :-)
If you want to give a second chance to radeon driver (I'd do), just
upload your full "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" file to "www.pastebin.com" so
people here can review it.
> fglrx-driver is at 1:10-9-3 in Squeeze, 11.3 does not seem to be in
> squeeze- backports.
You can always get the updated closed source driver directly from AMD
site. You will have to recompile by yourself if the kernel gets updated,