Bug#392915: server-xorg-video-ati: xserver freezes system when starting

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Fri Nov 17 03:26:20 PST 2006

On Sat, 2006-10-28 at 23:55 -0700, Alex Roitman wrote: 
> > When starting xserver, screen is blank (black) and the systems
> > is frozen (SysRq not working).
> I have same problem ever since upgrading to 1:6.6.3-2.
> The 1:6.6.3-1 works fine for me. So does the 1:6.6.2-2
> This is on IBM ThinkPad R32.
> When the system freezes, I can still ssh to it and run commands
> (albeit it is very slow). Xorg runs with almost 100% CPU.


> Section "Device"
>         Identifier      "ATI Technologies, Inc. Radeon Mobility M6 LY"
>         Driver          "ati"
>         BusID           "PCI:1:0:0"
>         Option          "UseFBDev"              "true"
> EndSection

Does it also happen without Option "UseFBDev"?

> Let me know if you want the whole file and/or logs during failure.

It's always useful to have log files for all cases.

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