Kernel modesetting is failing for Radeon graphics after system update

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • GNOME screen is not getting loaded after system update and reboot. (See below screeshot gnome-error.jpg)
    GNOME screen error

  • Display is faling for [AMD/ATI] Oland GL [FirePro W2100] graphics card on RHEL 6.

  • Kernel Modesetting [KMS] is not happening for ATI card. Xorg falling back to use FBDEV driver.

    [    13.232] (II) [KMS] drm report modesetting isn't supported.
    [    13.232] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory
    [    13.232] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for modesetting
    [    13.232] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2
  • xorg-x11-drv-ati-7.5.0-3.el7.x86_64

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