Bug#441181: xserver-xorg-video-ati: does not detect monitor
Michal Suchanek wrote:
> Detects and throws away part of the information would be more precise.
> It gets the sync rates and calculates a mode that fits into these but
> is larger than physical size.
> It sort of works with 6.7.192 (in this setup it does not choose modes
> larger than 1280x1024, probably just accidentally) but it crashes on
> Radeon 9200, at least in Ubuntu.
The problem described there looks like some lockups I have been
experiencing lately too. There is at least one interesting fix in
upstream git master for this, it helped for me. I uploaded
xserver-xorg-video-ati 6.7.192-4 yesterday with the current contents of
upstream git, please try it.