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Old 09-16-2006, 12:29 PM   #1
rokstar_IT
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ATI fglrx - black screen


Hello. I already tried the solution of previously posted similar threads, but i didn't find a solution.

Actually i'm using xorg with "ati" generic drivers (they works, but without DRI enabled).

Here i'll give you some info on my system:
i'm running a Debian Sid;
i'm using a custom 2.6.17-5 kernel;
i have an LCD monitor plugged on the DVI port of the graphic adapter;
my graphic adapter is an ATI Radeon 9200SE agp.

But maybe is better if i paste some output obtained from a series of command:

Code:
# uname -a
Linux localhost 2.6.17.5 #9 Sat Sep 16 17:47:55 CEST 2006 i686 GNU/Linux

# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8378 [KM400/A] Chipset Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI Bridge
00:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 08)
00:09.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 08)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 SE] (rev 01)
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 SE] (Secondary) (rev 01)

# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
fglrx                 393324  0
i2c_algo_bit            8136  0
i2c_core               19088  1 i2c_algo_bit
slip                   12128  1
snd_emu10k1_synth       6528  0
snd_emux_synth         27264  1 snd_emu10k1_synth
snd_seq_virmidi         6272  1 snd_emux_synth
snd_seq_midi_event      6592  1 snd_seq_virmidi
snd_seq_midi_emul       5696  1 snd_emux_synth
snd_emu10k1            99844  1 snd_emu10k1_synth
snd_rawmidi            22208  2 snd_seq_virmidi,snd_emu10k1
snd_ac97_codec         82272  1 snd_emu10k1
snd_ac97_bus            2176  1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm_oss            23488  0
snd_mixer_oss          15616  1 snd_pcm_oss
quickcam               65764  0
snd_pcm                71496  3 snd_emu10k1,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc          9352  2 snd_emu10k1,snd_pcm
snd_util_mem            4416  2 snd_emux_synth,snd_emu10k1
videodev                8640  1 quickcam
evdev                   8832  1
snd_hwdep               8452  2 snd_emux_synth,snd_emu10k1
The file /var/log/Xorg.0.log show no errors (EE), and a single warning related to the dual-head of the card, but it is normal.

Here it is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Code:
# cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "ServerLayout"
        Identifier     "Server Layout"
        Screen         "Screen0" 0 0
        InputDevice    "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
        InputDevice    "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
        FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
EndSection

Section "Module"
        Load  "dbe"     # Double buffer extension
        SubSection "extmod"
                Option      "omit xfree86-dga"   # don't initialise the DGA extension
        EndSubSection
        Load  "type1"
        Load  "freetype"
        Load  "glx"   # libglx.a
        Load  "dri"   # libdri.a
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Keyboard1"
        Driver      "kbd"
        Option      "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
        Option      "XkbRules" "xfree86"
        Option      "XkbModel" "pc102"
        Option      "XkbLayout" "it"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier  "Mouse1"
        Driver      "mouse"
        Option      "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
        Option      "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
        Option      "Device" "/dev/psaux"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier   "Monitor0"
        HorizSync    31.0 - 64.0
        VertRefresh  56.0 - 60.0
        Option      "DPMS"
# === mode lines based on GTF ===
# VGA @ 100Hz
# Modeline "640x480@100" 43.163 640 680 744 848 480 481 484 509 +hsync +vsync
# SVGA @ 100Hz
# Modeline "800x600@100" 68.179 800 848 936 1072 600 601 604 636 +hsync +vsync
# XVGA @ 100Hz
# Modeline "1024x768@100" 113.309 1024 1096 1208 1392 768 769 772 814 +hsync +vsync
# 1152x864 @ 60Hz
# Modeline "1152x864@60" 81.642 1152 1216 1336 1520 864 865 868 895 +hsync +vsync
# 1152x864 @ 85Hz
# Modeline "1152x864@85" 119.651 1152 1224 1352 1552 864 865 868 907 +hsync +vsync
# 1152x864 @ 100Hz
# Modeline "1152x864@100" 143.472 1152 1232 1360 1568 864 865 868 915 +hsync +vsync
# 1280x960 @ 75Hz
# Modeline "1280x960@75" 129.859 1280 1368 1504 1728 960 961 964 1002 +hsync +vsync
# 1280x960 @ 100Hz
# Modeline "1280x960@100" 178.992 1280 1376 1520 1760 960 961 964 1017  +hsync +vsync
# SXGA @ 100Hz
# Modeline "1280x1024@100" 190.960 1280 1376 1520 1760 1024 1025 1028 1085 +hsync +vsync
# SPEA GDM-1950 (60Hz,64kHz,110MHz,-,-): 1280x1024 @ V-freq: 60.00 Hz, H-freq: 63.73 KHz
# Modeline "GDM-1950"  109.62  1280 1336 1472 1720  1024 1024 1026 1062 -hsync -vsync
# 1600x1000 @ 60Hz
# Modeline "1600x1000" 133.142 1600 1704 1872 2144 1000 1001 1004 1035 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1000 @ 75Hz
# Modeline "1600x1000" 169.128 1600 1704 1880 2160 1000 1001 1004 1044 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1000 @ 85Hz
# Modeline "1600x1000" 194.202 1600 1712 1888 2176 1000 1001 1004 1050 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1000 @ 100Hz
# Modeline "1600x1000" 232.133 1600 1720 1896 2192 1000 1001 1004 1059 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1024 @ 60Hz
# Modeline "1600x1024" 136.385 1600 1704 1872 2144 1024 1027 1030 1060 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1024 @ 75Hz
# Modeline "1600x1024" 174.416 1600 1712 1888 2176 1024 1025 1028 1069 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1024 @ 76Hz
# Modeline "1600x1024" 170.450 1600 1632 1792 2096 1024 1027 1030 1070 +hsync +vsync
# 1600x1024 @ 85Hz
# Modeline "1600x1024" 198.832 1600 1712 1888 2176 1024 1027 1030 1075 +hsync +vsync
# 1920x1080 @ 60Hz
# Modeline "1920x1080" 172.798 1920 2040 2248 2576 1080 1081 1084 1118 -hsync -vsync
# 1920x1080 @ 75Hz
# Modeline "1920x1080" 211.436 1920 2056 2264 2608 1080 1081 1084 1126 +hsync +vsync
# 1920x1200 @ 60Hz
# Modeline "1920x1200" 193.156 1920 2048 2256 2592 1200 1201 1203 1242 +hsync +vsync
# 1920x1200 @ 75Hz
# Modeline "1920x1200" 246.590 1920 2064 2272 2624 1200 1201 1203 1253 +hsync +vsync
# 2048x1536 @ 60
# Modeline "2048x1536" 266.952 2048 2200 2424 2800 1536 1537 1540 1589 +hsync +vsync
# 2048x1536 @ 60
# Modeline "2048x1536" 266.952 2048 2200 2424 2800 1536 1537 1540 1589 +hsync +vsync
# 1400x1050 @ 60Hz M9 Laptop mode
# ModeLine "1400x1050" 122.000 1400 1488 1640 1880 1050 1052 1064 1082 +hsync +vsync
# 1920x2400 @ 25Hz for IBM T221, VS VP2290 and compatible display devices
# Modeline "1920x2400@25" 124.620 1920 1928 1980 2048 2400 2401 2403 2434 +hsync +vsync
# 1920x2400 @ 30Hz for IBM T221, VS VP2290 and compatible display devices
# Modeline "1920x2400@30" 149.250 1920 1928 1982 2044 2400 2402 2404 2434 +hsync +vsync
EndSection

Section "Device"
        Identifier  "ATI"
        Driver      "ati"
        BoardName   "Unknown"
        BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        Identifier  "fglrx_failsafe"
        Driver      "fglrx"
        BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Device"
# === disable PnP Monitor  ===
    #Option                              "NoDDC"
        Identifier  "ATI Graphics Adapter"
        Driver      "fglrx"
        Option      "no_accel" "no"
        Option      "no_dri" "no"
# === misc DRI settings ===
        Option      "mtrr" "off" # disable DRI mtrr mapper, driver has its own code for mtrr
        Option      "DesktopSetup" "(null)"
        Option      "HSync2" "unspecified"
        Option      "VRefresh2" "unspecified"
        Option      "ScreenOverlap" "0"
        Option      "GammaCorrectionI" "0x06419064"
        Option      "GammaCorrectionII" "0x06419064"
# === OpenGL specific profiles/settings ===
        Option      "Capabilities" "0x00000000"
        Option      "CapabilitiesEx" "0x00000000"
        Option      "PBuffer" "1"
# === Video Overlay for the Xv extension ===
        Option      "VideoOverlay" "on"
# === OpenGL Overlay ===
        Option      "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
# === Center Mode (Laptops only) ===
        Option      "CenterMode" "off"
# === Pseudo Color Visuals (8-bit visuals) ===
        Option      "PseudoColorVisuals" "off"
# === QBS Management ===
        Option      "Stereo" "off"
        Option      "StereoSyncEnable" "1"
# === FSAA Management ===
        Option      "FSAAEnable" "no"
        Option      "FSAAScale" "1"
        Option      "FSAADisableGamma" "no"
        Option      "FSAACustomizeMSPos" "no"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX0" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY0" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX1" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY1" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX2" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY2" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX3" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY3" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX4" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY4" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosX5" "0.000000"
        Option      "FSAAMSPosY5" "0.000000"
# === Misc Options ===
        Option      "UseFastTLS" "0"
        Option      "BlockSignalsOnLock" "on"
        Option      "UseInternalAGPGART" "yes"
        Option      "ForceGenericCPU" "no"
        BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "ATI Graphics Adapter"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
                Option      "XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps"
        EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
        Mode         0666
EndSection
Obviously in this moment Screen0 use as Device "ATI" instead of ATI Graphics Adapter.

Anyway, the result is that when i give startx, i got a black screen and a NO SIGNAL from my LCD monitor. It happen both with an user and root account.

The current drivers are: ati-driver-installer-8.28.8 installed with ati-driver-installer-8.28.8.run .

Previous version of proprietary driver worked in the past, but when ATI added support for Xorg 7.0 (the version i'm using), they give me only trouble.

Forgive me for my bad english, but as you can guess it is not my primary language.

Thank you in advance.
 
Old 09-17-2006, 05:08 AM   #2
mbeltagy
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The problem seems with your xorg.conf file. In your screen section your calling a device indentifier "ATI Graphics Adapter", but if you look in your device section the two identifiers are "ATI" and "fglrx". So you sould have something like
Code:
Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "ATI"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
                Option      "XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps"
        EndSubSection
EndSection
or
Code:
Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "fglrx".
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        DefaultDepth     24
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     24
                Modes    "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
                Option      "XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps"
        EndSubSection
EndSection
 
  


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