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Old 03-13-2018, 01:04 PM   #16
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have you tried some serious troubleshooting?
for example, i'd try to confirm the suspicion that it's your amd/radeon gpu/driver:
force linux to NOT load any graphics drivers (i think you need to add 'nomodeset' to boot linux command line), see if it helps.

fwiw, i use Xorg on archlinux and it works fine, and always has.
 
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have you tried some serious troubleshooting?
for example, i'd try to confirm the suspicion that it's your amd/radeon gpu/driver:
force linux to NOT load any graphics drivers (i think you need to add 'nomodeset' to boot linux command line), see if it helps.

fwiw, i use Xorg on archlinux and it works fine, and always has.
Upgrading xorg components seems to work fine.
 
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^ [testing]? sure, whatever floats your boat. you sure are braver then me. or foolhardier.
 
Old 03-14-2018, 12:08 AM   #19
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^ [testing]? sure, whatever floats your boat. you sure are braver then me. or foolhardier.
Brave
Using testing packages is not a big deal. If testing package does not work, then its easy to revert back to stable versions.
 
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I even install unstable packages if I have to.
 
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I even install unstable packages if I have to.
there's no "unstable" on archlinux, the closest equivalent is [testing].
 
  


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