[Bug 21778] New: System locks after changing screen resolution in game with GIT mesa

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Sun May 17 04:35:14 PDT 2009


           Summary: System locks after changing screen resolution in game
                    with GIT mesa
           Product: xorg
           Version: git
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: Driver/Radeon
        AssignedTo: xorg-driver-ati at lists.x.org
        ReportedBy: martin.peres at ensi-bourges.fr
         QAContact: xorg-team at lists.x.org

Created an attachment (id=25929)
 --> (http://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=25929)
Log xorg with the error in the end after changing resolution in openarena


I have an XPress 200M and I have switched to mesa git. I got a terrific speed
improvement (fglrx came from 400 to 1200fps).
But, I would like to report about a bug in both the radeon-rewrite and the
master branch. When changing the resolution in game (open arena for example,
but the problem is the same with other games), my system just locks or seems to
be stuck.

I already talked about this problem on

Since then, I've finally got an error in the Xorg log :
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] removed 1 reserved context for kernel
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] unmapping 8192 bytes of SAREA 0xf8b53000 at 0xb7a21000
(II) RADEON(0): [drm] Closed DRM master.

I would like to add that using xf86-video-ati 6.12 and mesa 7.4.2 solves the

Hope this will help ! You're doing a terrific job ;)

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