X hangs with blank screen on GDM with Xorg Radeon exa
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed May 20 07:17:45 PDT 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 3:50 AM, Paul Jones <raptorman18 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 03:35 -0400, Paul Jones wrote:
> Hi everyone, I'm using an ATI Radeon X1650 8x AGP card with a Pentium 4
> board. When gdm is about to start X, I get a blank screen and a totally
> unresponsive computer, no ctrl-alt-backspace or anything, and the
> monitor turns off because it is receiving no input. I need to hard reboot.
> I just started using this new ASRock motherboard because the usb ports
> on my old motherboard were shot, but the 3D acceleration did work on the
> old motherboard.
> Everything works fine when I boot with DRI disabled. These problems only
> occur when I try 3D.
> I've tried several things, like switching between XXA and EXA, forcing
> PCI mode, bypassing gdm and typing X in a virtual terminal, adding no
> options to the device section, none of it makes a difference.
> Can you provide log files from trying with either of
> Option "BusType" "PCI"
> Option "AGPMode" "4"
> ? (Please attach the files directly to your post rather than referencing
> a pastebin site)
> Thanks for responding. I just upgrade to the version in git, and applied
> the patches that were attached in the bug report of random X hard lockups.
> This did not resolve my problem.
> Here are the respective log problems asked for. They are quite similar.
Does the system still hang with those options?
> Would it be helpful if I provided a backtrace from a ssh. I remember being
> asked to do this before and succeeding, I just need to follow the guide.
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