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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.20-pre4 & ff. blows away Xwindows with Matrox G400 and agpgart
Allan Duncan wrote:
>
> Simon Fowler wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 11:50:19AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > Allan Duncan <allan.d@bigpond.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > Any suggestions of how to improve the error messages around the failure point
> > > > are welcome. Nothing is written into dmesg at the time of failure.
> > >
> > > You're booting with mem=nopentium right ? It should go away when you turn
> > > that off. I'm working on a fix. You can safely turn it off for now, the
> > > old problems that it worked around are fixed.
> > >
> > The problem goes away without mem=nopentium - I've just booted into
> > 2.4.20-pre5aa2 and fired up X.
>
> Not in my case, at least for 2.4.20-pre4.

Errm. Turns out I ran the same test twice, both with nopentium.

So, in summary, nopentium doesn't break 2.4.20-pre3 and earlier,
breaks 2.4.20-pre4 and later.

Thankyou all.
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