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Garbled Screen after Uninstalling fglrx Driver

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Published on Jul 9, 2012

I have an AMD HD3850 display and use Debian Sid. The recent version of fglrx does not support my card. So I uninstalled anything with fglrx in their name.

X.org could not start then. And after reboot, the display became garbled shortly in the boot sequence ! The booting continues. And the console actually starts. I can login and run reboot command.

I tried to change vga mode the kernel booting command (vga=ask), use the 'recovery mode' added by debian, use single user mode (init 1). The same issue occur.

Note that the screen became garbled before it attempts to run x server. So the issue is irrelevant to x setting. Seems to me either caused by fbdev or dri...

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