[Xorg-driver-ati] Bug#389017: xserver-xorg-video-ati: Switching to vt garbled screen and freezes PPC powerbook

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Sat Sep 23 04:43:16 PDT 2006

Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
Version: 1:6.6.2-2
Severity: important

After an upgrade to 7.1 I can't switch to console via <ctrl> <alt> F?.
The screen went garbled and the powerbook freeze. I am using the
same xorg.conf as in 7.0 (ati

Please notice the following extract of /var/log/Xorg.0.log:
Module class: X.Org Video Driver
ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 1.0
(WW) ****INVALID IO ALLOCATION**** b: 0xf0000400 e: 0xf00004ff correcting
(EE) end of block range 0xefffffff < begin 0xf0000000

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-aragorn
Locale: LANG=de_DE at euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

Versions of packages xserver-xorg-video-ati depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.6.ds1-4 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  xserver-xorg-core            2:1.1.1-7   X.Org X server -- core server

xserver-xorg-video-ati recommends no packages.

Relevant xorg.conf sections:

Section "Module"
	Load	"type1"
	Load	"extmod"
	Load	"freetype"
	Load	"glx"
	Load	"dri"
	Load	"dbe"
	Load	"xtrap"
	Load	"synaptics"

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "ATI Technologies, Inc. RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10]"
        Driver          "ati"
        Option          "MergedFB"           "no"
        Option          "UseFBDev"           "yes"

  Do you smell something burning or ist it me?

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