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    SubjectRe: Radeon FB troubles with recent kernels
    On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 12:07:34PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
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    > > Nope. No printk outputs from _set_par, _write_mode, or _engine_init.
    > >
    > > Just to clarify: the gdm stop is done from tty1 while gdm is running
    > > on tty7, so I don't think it's a matter of mode switch logic.
    >
    > Ohhh, this is a known bug then. When you kill X while it's not on the
    > front VT, it will crap on the engine. This has always been the case, I
    > suppose that if you didn't notice it before, it 's because you are
    > lucky :)

    I think I noticed it in the course of testing recent fbdev and console
    code changes..

    > > Also, I'm still seeing the LCD blooming + hang on starting radeonfb.
    > > It's something like 1 in 10 boots rather than every boot now though.
    >
    > Does it actually hangs ? That's weird... looks like a chip crash. Can
    > you check if that happens with radeonfb.default_dynclk=-1 on the kernel
    > command line ?

    Hard to say, it's rather a pain to reproduce. I can add that to my
    default boot and if it shows up again, I'll let you know.

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