Bug#457233: xserver-xorg-video-ati: freezes system after a few minutes with comiz on rv370

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Thu Dec 20 23:53:25 PST 2007

On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 22:18 +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> this driver has always locked the machine randomly, but I could live
> with it. The latest experimental version though is unusable: after a few
> minutes the machine freezes (hard freeze, like a PCI bus lockup: not
> even ping works, but the keyboard leds are blinking).
> Note: the previous experimental version was more usable for me.
> Frankly I really don't know what I can do to help, because once frozen
> the machine is a brick. Does someone have a idea for that problem ?

The best start is probably to try and isolate the change(s) that made
things worse for you.

> (==) RADEON(0): Using AGP 8x

Was the previous version (1:6.7.196-2?) using this rate as well? Does
Option "AGPMode" "4" help with the current version?

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |          http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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