[OpenIndiana-discuss] ATI radeon hd 6850 gnome issue

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Sun Mar 27 15:05:23 UTC 2011

On 03/26/11 11:37 AM, Mikolaj Walkiewicz wrote:
> Recently I changed my gpu from GeForce 9600GT to radeon hd 6850 and now I
> got problems with gnome. First, after I logged in, the screen went
> completely white, what is strange that gnome was working fine I was able to
> start terminal or open firefox but I couldn't see anything (screen was
> white). I managed to fix this problem by uninstalling the compiz.

compiz requires hardware accelerated 3D, which on OpenSolaris & OpenIndiana
means nvidia or intel graphics, as those are the only ones with 3d drivers

> I attached Xorg.0.log and xorg.conf. Thanks for the help in advance.

The attachments seem to be missing.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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