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Old 03-23-2009, 10:43 PM   #1
laxdad8992
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only low resoultion video mode - ati mobility radeon hd


After downloading the newest xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd, I still cannot get X to start in anything but "low resolution" mode (i.e. vesa). The following are the "error" lines from /var/log/Xorg.0.log:

(WW) RADEONHD(0): rhdVGASaveFB: Unable to access VGA framebuffer (0xFFFFFFFF)
(EE) RADEONHD(0): D1CRTDisable: Failed to Unsync CRTC 1
(EE) RADEONHD(0): rhdAllIdle: unable to stop CRTC: cannot idle MC

Fatal server error:
AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0

I am running with a Toshiba A355-S6944 laptop, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 video card. I have Ubuntu 8.10 (64-bit) loaded. I am not sure what the above error means, and would appreciate any insight...
 
Old 03-24-2009, 03:46 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by laxdad8992 View Post
After downloading the newest xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd, I still cannot get X to start in anything but "low resolution" mode (i.e. vesa). The following are the "error" lines from /var/log/Xorg.0.log:

(WW) RADEONHD(0): rhdVGASaveFB: Unable to access VGA framebuffer (0xFFFFFFFF)
(EE) RADEONHD(0): D1CRTDisable: Failed to Unsync CRTC 1
(EE) RADEONHD(0): rhdAllIdle: unable to stop CRTC: cannot idle MC

Fatal server error:
AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0

I am running with a Toshiba A355-S6944 laptop, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 video card. I have Ubuntu 8.10 (64-bit) loaded. I am not sure what the above error means, and would appreciate any insight...
Hi,
please see this ATI Radeon forum
http://www.phoronix.com/forums/searc...earchid=910859
perhaps you can find a person with a similar problem as you.
 
Old 03-25-2009, 04:08 PM   #3
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Tried the link, but it seems to be broken - I get (from Phoronix):

Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.


I did, however stumble upon this thread in the Ubuntu forums (thought I had looked through things before, but missed this one). Looks like they are making some progress, and I hope to try some of it this evening...

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...48#post6882448

Last edited by laxdad8992; 03-25-2009 at 04:09 PM. Reason: forgot to actually add the link to the ubuntu forum...
 
  


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