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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

    "Bull in pure form is rare; there is usually some contamination by data."
    -- William Graves Perry Jr.
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