[ltp] Re: z60m w/ dead LCD after playing with xrandr

Alex Deucher linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 18 Oct 2006 10:42:17 -0400

On 10/18/06, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@hmh.eng.br> wrote:
> > > If this has anything to do with the dreaded "Laptop display destroyed
> > > by radeon driver in mergedfb mode" bug in xorg's radeon driver,
> > >
> > >   https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4552
> > >
> > > it's probably a good thing to report your case there too.
> This is the kind of thing that should be added to thinkwiki's front page,
> AND warned on this list in big bold letters.
> Can someone that knows the issue a bit more please prepare and send a post
> here, and also to forums.thinkpads.com ?  And to thinkwiki's NEWS section
> that gets displayed in the front page?

Let's not make mountains out of mole hills here.  For 99.99% of users
the radeon driver works fine.  It's not entirely clear from the
reports that the radeon driver was even to blame.


> --
>   "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
>   them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
>   where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
>   Henrique Holschuh