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SubjectXF86-4 dies with DRM (Re: Linux-2.4.0-test6)
I have a 3DFX Voodoo3.

When I enable DRM support in XFree86 4.0.1 with 2.4.0-test6, startx, then
hop out to a text console, if I wait a little bit X will die with a:

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting

Putting the X server in 24 bit mode (and thus preventing DRM from
functioning in the 3DFX driver) is enough to keep X alive.

I remember having this problem before. I thought it was fixed, but
perhaps I just stopped using the DRM stuff because of other problems of
having drm and agp both compiled into the kernel.

On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Ok, test6 is there now:
>
> Changes in test6:
> - fix drm/agp initialization issue
> - console driver does correct palette setting. No more black screens
> with XF86-4.x
>
> Tons of small stuff. Holler if there's something bad.
>
> Linus

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