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SubjectRe: XFree86 vs. 2.5.54 - reboot
"Bob_Tracy(0000)" wrote:
> This probably applies to immediately prior kernels in the 2.5 series
> as well. 2.5.54 seemed like a good time to jump in and test the waters,
> so to speak...
> AMD K6-III 450 running a 2.4.19 kernel with vesafb, XFree86 4.1.0, and
> a USB mouse works fine. Same setup with a 2.5.54 kernel does a cold
> reboot when I type "startx".

I saw exactly the same. In my case it appears to be due to miscompilation
of a particular sysenter patch which went into 2.5.53. If you're using
gcc-2.91.66 (aka `kgcc') then try 2.95.x instead.
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