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I am running a fresh arch-linux install (as of 17/07/12) with the ATI catalyst drivers (as mentioned on the wiki page).

When I run xinit, everything works fine and looks great but when I exit the xsession it doesn't return me to the standard bash terminal correctly. Instead I get what appears to be the top left quarter of the original terminal which is unresponsive apart from the occasional visual corruption when I press keys.

What can I do to fix this?

EDIT: Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 shows the same thing.

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Had to add the following to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

blacklist radeon

It now closes X correctly, but i get the following warnings:

(WW) fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0@0:1:1) found
(WW) fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0@0:17:0) found
(WW) fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0@0:18:0) found
.... etc
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