Partial Success with RC2

Mike Chambers mike at
Sun Aug 8 14:23:46 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-08 at 07:08 -0700, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> RC2 with ATI Radeon HD 5670 - Blank screen with either
> default or VESA driver.  What happened to text mode install?

Using the 2nd install option when the GUI starts doesn't work neither?
Is that what you meant by vesa driver?

> The current ATI proprietary driver (I want my Cpmpiz!!)
> installs without error messages on both 32 and 64 RC2.
> However the result does not run X windows, and
> removing xorg.conf doesn't allow X to run as desired.

Try installing the mesa-dri-drivers-experimental packages as that might
allow you to use compiz instead of the prop driver. Might try removing
the ati prop driver first as well.

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"Best lil town on Earth!"

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