part deux Re: Radeon 7000 in 9500 - which slot?

Olaf Hering olh at
Thu Oct 17 03:27:12 EST 2002

begin  On Wed, Oct 16, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> >Have moved the 7000 to the top slot on the 9500, 2 monitors attached.
> >
> >When using 2.4.20-pre9-ben0, booting into RL3 (not troubleshooting X
> >at this point) and kernel arg video=radeon:1024x768-16 at 75, the
> >console boot briefly appears to start in accelerated mode, then the
> >monitor goes black and stays that way. However, I can tell from
> >listening to the disks that the boot proceeds normally.
> What kind of monitors ? 2 CRTs ? 1 LCD and 1 CRT ?
> The problem is apparently due to radeon_get_moninfo not finding
> anything, can you eventually force rinfo->crtDisp_type to MT_CRT
> and see if that helps ?

I see something similar here.
It does work when booting with BootX App, but not with miboot.

Gruss Olaf

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