Bug#533444: xserver-xorg-video-ati: X server hang while starting opengl application

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 17:15:46 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 2:06 AM, Henri Valta<cg at jakorasia.info> wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati Version: 1:6.12.2-2 Severity: normal Xserver hangs and becomes unkillable using 100% CPU while starting certain opengl applications. This report is generated from starting a 3D game with wine. The hang is reproducable and almost immediate with this app. This is the X server backtrace generated with gdb by pressing CTRL-C during the hang

This is a pretty standard GPU hang.  I'd suggest trying a newer ddx
and mesa 3d driver.


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