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SubjectRe: Kernels since 2.5.60 upto 2.5.67 freeze when X server terminates
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 01:20:57PM -0500, Florin Iucha wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 12:44:40PM -0400, Joseph Fannin wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 03:06:37PM +0200, Alessandro Suardi wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > I surely hit bug 543 in 2.5.65 IIRC, and guess what...
> > > ATI Radeon 7500 Mobile - XFree 4.2.1
> > >
> > > According to other emails on lkml, it appears that DRM and/or AGP
> > > new kernel code might be at fault. I don't actually remember
> > > seeing non-Radeon cards being hit by such problems though...
> >
> > I've seen this problem too many times, but haven't tried to track
> > it down. The video is ATI Rage 128 Pro.
> >
> > A common bit seems to be ATI cards, judging from this thread. I'm
> > also using the aty128fb framebuffer driver. My motherboard is Aladdin V
> > based and so uses the ali-agp module.
>
> I think it has to do with the interaction between XFree86 4.3.0 and
> the AGP code.
>
> I have wdm as my display manager. I am able to login, but when logging
> out the system dies. These are the last two messages printed on the
> serial console:
> agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at 00:00.0 into 4x mode
> agpgart: Putting AGP V2 device at 01:00.0 into 4x mode
> and then, hard freeze.
>
> These lines do not appear when using XFree86 4.2.1 .
>
> I have a Radeon 8500 and AGP 4x is enabled in BIOS. The motherboard is
> ECS K7S5A (SIS 735 chipset).

Except that I'm seeing the very same sort of freeze on with a
Rage128 card with XFree86 4.2.1.

Are we all Debian sid users, perhaps?

Or maybe the Rage128 needs a similar patch to the Radeon one you
posted.


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Joseph Fannin
jhf@rivenstone.net

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