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Bug #17379

black screen after the greeter with AMD Radeon HD 7520G

Added by goupille 3 months ago. Updated about 2 months ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Hardware support
Target version:
-
Start date:
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Graphics
Blueprint:
Starter:
Affected tool:

Description

A user reported having this issue since the upgrade to tails 4.0 (no issue with tails 3.9).
Adding the following parameter to the boot options[[https://tails.boum.org/doc/first_steps/startup_options/#boot_loader_menu]] soved the issue :

radeon.modeset=0


Related issues

Related to Tails - Bug #12482: Stuck on 'Start job waiting...' using Radeon driver with 3.0-betax Rejected 04/26/2017

Associated revisions

Revision a6d6a1e8 (diff)
Added by intrigeri 3 months ago

Known issues: document workaround for Radeon HD 7520G (refs: #17379)

Revision eb27c0b9 (diff)
Added by intrigeri about 2 months ago

Complete known issue entry (Closes: #17379)

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to In Progress

#2 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Related to Bug #12482: Stuck on 'Start job waiting...' using Radeon driver with 3.0-betax added

#3 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Category set to Hardware support
  • Assignee changed from intrigeri to goupille

I've added this card to the list on support/known_issues/graphics (that workaround was already documented there).
But the entry I've added is incomplete. I could complete it if you gave me the output of lspci -nn on the affected system. If you can't, please close this ticket.

#4 Updated by goupille 3 months ago

  • Assignee changed from goupille to intrigeri
  • Type of work changed from Research to Graphics

the gpu full name is

VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Trinity [Radeon HD 7520G] [1002:9990]

#5 Updated by intrigeri about 2 months ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

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