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

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Sun Jan 7 06:33:17 PST 2007

On Sun, 2007-01-07 at 14:35 +0100, Andreas Johansson wrote:
> If there are unusable aperture size, ideally either the
> agpgart driver or the X server should refuse them. (Unless it's
> hardware and/or BIOS bugs.)

Yes, if the agpgart driver can print a message about the aperture size
being too small, it should also be able report failure such that the X
server doesn't initialize the DRI.

> Can you suggest a good test case to verify that DRI really works, and
> it's not just a matter of postponing the lockup? I've run glxgears
> without any problems.

Then it's working.

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

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