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Date:      Sun, 23 Jan 2011 10:16:06 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Bahman Kahinpour <bahman.linux@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ATI Radeon 4350 Problem
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1101231014490.41097@wonkity.com>
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On Sun, 23 Jan 2011, Bahman Kahinpour wrote:

> Hi FreeBSD people all over the world,
>
> I've installed FreeBSD 8.1 on a system which has ATI Radeon 4350 (I
> tried both 32bit and 64bit architectures, in both situations the
> problem persists). After enabling HALD and DBUS my system runs X
> Window System (GNOME, ...) very well without any problem or
> instability. But when I exit the X Window System to the TCSH (e.g.
> through the System>Logout in GNOME), my system suddenly reboots when I
> try to get into the X Window System again.
>
> During a single bootup, my system can start the X Window System only
> once and just reboots (not a proper reboot/one of these sudden
> without-saving-anything/without-syncing-disks boots).
>
> As the system runs (that single time) X Window System properly without
> any problems I do not think there is a driver problem. What should I
> do? I think it needs one of these
> compile-your-kernel-again-with-this-little-option tricks!!! Has anyone
> managed to get ATI 4350 working on 8.1-RELEASE?

It should Just Work.  Did you addeWITHOUT_NOUVEAU=yes to 
/etc/make.conf before installing xorg and xf86-video-ati?



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