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Old 02-01-2007, 05:03 AM   #1
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sometimes after start Screen is black - fedora

hi, time to time when i start my linux and after booting information just in time when desktop (KDE) should appear nothing happened and screen is black.
Here u r part from my xorg.conf :
Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor0"
        VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
        ModelName    "F-419"
        DisplaySize  370        300
        HorizSync    24.0 - 80.0
        VertRefresh  49.0 - 75.0
        Option      "dpms"

Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "radeon"
        VendorName  "Videocard vendor"
        BoardName   "ATI Radeon 9600"

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Videocard0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     16
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1152x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1152x864" "1152x768" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
(issue 1280x1024 I added myself)
my kernel is : 2.6.12-11.0

Thank a lot for any proposal...
Old 02-01-2007, 05:34 AM   #2
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A good start would be to get the drivers from

There's an explanation of how to use livna on numerous sites, Google for Livna, Radeon, and "Fedora 6" and there's more entries than you can shake a stick at!


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