Re: Graphics - Radeon HD 5000 lock-ups
- From: Camaleón <noelamac@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2011 13:58:06 +0000 (UTC)
On Sat, 02 Apr 2011 14:31:11 +0200, C. Hurschler wrote:
On Friday 01 April 2011, Camaleón wrote:
I don't think compositing worked either, but I can't remember for
It should work, "radeon" is one of the most advanced open drivers for
this task (3D accleration/openGL) :-)
it doesn't. I'll post the log files and a better description as soon as
I have the time.
Any problem with the radeon driver can be filled and addressed in Debian
BTS (Bug Tracking System). Closed source driver is another story...
You can always get the updated closed source driver directly from AMD
site. You will have to recompile by yourself if the kernel gets
I use Debian Stable because I don't want to waste my time compiling
When it comes to VGA drivers you can encounter yourself in a situation in
that only the latest closed sources drivers work, so you are "forced" to
That worked well in Lenny with debian-multimedia and
lenny-backports. Squeeze is IMHO nowhere near as close to being a
production desktop system as Lenny was, but my impression might be
biased by the problems I am having with my Radeon card...
With any new release you are:
1/ Changing the kernel (to another newer one)
2/ Changing xorg stack (to an updated one)
And any of these can make you face problems with your VGA.
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