[Bug 21991] New: X does not start, sometimes machine freezes

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Fri May 29 05:20:27 PDT 2009


           Summary: X does not start, sometimes machine freezes
           Product: xorg
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: x86-64 (AMD64)
        OS/Version: Linux (All)
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: Driver/Radeon
        AssignedTo: xorg-driver-ati at lists.x.org
        ReportedBy: jensmh at gmx.de
         QAContact: xorg-team at lists.x.org

Created an attachment (id=26287)
 --> (http://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=26287)

Distribution: Kubuntu 9.10 alpha with updates as of 29/05/09.
Monitor: Dell 3008WFP
Card: FirePro V3750 (however lspci identifies it as FirePro V5700, pci id
Cable: DisplayPort

When booting the machine, after starting X the screen becomes and stays black,
however the machine is still usable over ssh. Switching to a console with Alt-F
does not work.

It occured to me that after restarting X, the machine freezes. This is

I tried both DisplayPort connectors of the graphics card, the behaviour is the

I'm wondering if there is a problem with the monitor, as usually in Xorg.log
the EDID is printed, in mine however not.

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