Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. March 9th, 8. The boot flag “nomodeset” must be selected to prevent the bug from presenting itself. Boot option flag to nomodeset is a work-around to the issue. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Due to budget I’m stuck using old school means and in some cases hardware. So, my apologies for making a mess of the report with the changes.

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The firmware can be provided by installing the firmware-amd-graphics or firmware-linux-nonfree package. Viedo it’s closed-source, only AMD can work on it and give efficient support, and the open-source community can generally not help you with problems.

Now I have just received an ati radeon X from a friend but I am having problems installing it. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Thanks fellas and thanks for the input This seems not to be a kernel issue at all. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


I have seen lots of videk around in other threads with the ATI cards but none with a similar problem as mine Other than getting away from X155 cards They won’t work with recent X.

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Check the manpage of the Radeon driver for advanced options. If you could also please test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great.

Thanks for the reply pme 72! Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. It would be nice though to be able to have a TV mode for watching Movies and other Video.

AMD/ATI Open Source Drivers (amdgpu, radeon, r128, mach64)

Due to budget I’m stuck using old school means and in some cases hardware. Page History Login to edit. However, at reboot it reverts back to 2 cloned screens instead of extended. I will report you back when Im done.



HDMI audio should work automatically. In this case, you can install the Trusty Hardware Enablement Stackwhich brings new versions of Linux kernel and Radeon driver.

AtiHowTo last modified The Radeon driver is already pre-installed in Ubuntu. Firmware Proprietary, binary-only firmware aka microcode was removed from the Debian kernel’s radeon DRM driver in linux March 8th, 6.

There is a section in the manual on dual monitor setup https: Configuration In most cases, manual linx for the open source display drivers is not requiredas the Xorg X server automatically detects and configures available hardware. Thanks for your help! Penalver penalvch on You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Jeremy Foshee jeremyfoshee wrote on I have tried numerous approaches getting this card to work I vixeo to know how to get these settings to be permanent