Originally Posted by agd5f
That should do the trick and I did that right from the beginning. What strikes me as odd is the fact that I know my hardware should do it. Back in April when jglisse released his first repo and compiling instruction, I had it working, albeit rather unstable.
Kernel modesetting: yes
Addendum: The kernel I am using is an experimental kernel:
However, maybe it's this:
I created a new initrd with radeon preoloaded and that probably should be just as good, because KMS actually worked as can be seen in the HiRes Framebuffer console and fast switching between X and console.
grep -i kms /boot/config-126.96.36.199-tmb-laptop-7mdv
# CONFIG_DRM_RADEON_KMS is not set