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

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Fri Oct 20 05:40:50 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 21:41 +0200, marc.poulhies at imag.fr wrote:
> Michel Dänzer <daenzer at debian.org> writes:
> > And this doesn't happen with version 6.6.2? If so, it would be great if
> > you could try isolating the upstream change that causes it with
> > git-bisect.
> I'm afraid that's a bit too much as I don't know anything about git...

But it doesn't happen with version 6.6.2?

> > That's an odd place for the log to stop... Can you not even log in
> > remotely or ping the machine at this point? If so, can you try
> > re-mounting the filesystem that contains the log file with -o sync
> > before starting the X server and see if you get any more output then?
> True. Before submiting the bug, I read the logs after several crashes
> and saw it was not always at the same line. Here's the one with -o sync
> and latest version of everything (deb sid).

Thanks. Does it always stop in the same place with -o sync? Also, is
there anything related in /var/log/kern.log?

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