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Old 08-12-2012, 07:07 PM   #1
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X starts without xorg.conf, however with aticonfig, resultant xorg.conf hangs


When I start with an aticonfig created xorg.conf, I get a message that fglrx cannot find a matching device.

However when I start X without a xorg.conf, things start OK. I'll need an xorg.conf, because I am running multi-headed. Right now I am just trying to get X up with one monitor.

The ATI card is a 6770 series. And I can query it with xrandr when X starts without a xorg.conf file.

I am using Slackware -current

Anyone have any experience with this?

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Old 08-12-2012, 07:18 PM   #2
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Do you have the radeon driver blacklisted?
 
Old 08-12-2012, 07:19 PM   #3
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Do you have the radeon driver blacklisted?
Yes I do.
 
Old 08-23-2012, 05:28 AM   #4
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startx without a config, it'd make a temporary one, startup, find it. compare it to the one aticonfig made, post the differences?

i remember reading that there was some work to make an xorg.conf unnecessary, just start it up, and it works, maybe it's doing that, and the two methods are butting heads.
 
  


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