[OpenIndiana-discuss] IO_b148 on an ATI HD 5770: Xorg failure / black screen
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Mon Dec 27 16:06:17 UTC 2010
On 12/26/10 04:15 AM, Edward Martinez wrote:
> On 12/26/10 11:11, ken mays wrote:
>> Hi Ed,
>> I validated the ATI Radeon HD 4870 card on OpenSolaris a while ago. The driver
>> of choice is now the 'radeon' driver which is compatible with the ATI Radeon
>> HD 5970 card and the ATI Radeon 5*** series. The radeonHD driver is consider
>> defunct so use the newer "radeon" 6.13.1 or higher driver only in this case
>> with OI_148/Solaris 11 Express.
>> The ATI Radeon HD 6*** series graphic adapters are compatible with the radeon
>> driver as well (PCI ID and tweaks aside).
>> ~ Ken Mays
> Hi Ken,
> thanks for clarifying the radeonhd driver was dropped in favor of radeon
> driver in Oi and solaris 11 ex..
The radeonhd driver is still shipped at this moment, but is in the process of
being removed, since it's been abandoned upstream in favor of radeon. (At
the moment it's already removed in the project gate for the Xorg 1.9 integration
to Solaris 11.)
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
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