Bug#541235: xserver-xorg-video-ati: Random Lockups when DRI enabled

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 10:44:35 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Stefano<pietranera at gmail.com> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> Version: 1:6.12.2-3
> Severity: important
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
> Hello,
> I've been hesitating a lot before posting this bug and still am not 100%
> sure if it's worth doing it, but whatever...
> Brief description:
> I use the "radeon" driver (automatically recognized).
> When I start X with the option DRI enabled - that is by default - the
> system randomly locks (sometimes I can only move the mouse pointer,
> sometimes I can't do anything) and I must shut it down manually using
> the shutdown button of my laptop.
> My video card:

Can you try the xf86-video-ati driver from git master?  Also does
changing the AGPMode or forcing PCI mode help?
Option "AGPMode" "X"
where X = 1 or 2 or 4 or 8
Option "BusType" "PCI"
Please try these options separately.


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