Bug#665992: bug not appearing in ubuntu, still in Xorg 1.12

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Mon May 14 01:10:57 PDT 2012

On Son, 2012-05-13 at 13:49 +0200, Arian Sanusi wrote: 
> I recently booted Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine. Trief both unity and
> unity-2D Environment. Both did not crash. I also upgraded the debian
> Installation to X.org 2:1.12.1-2 from unstable. It's stilll crashing.
> This is quite disappointing, knowing that it works elsewhere.

Well, unless you're using a very similar desktop environment in Debian
and used the Ubuntu system in exactly the same way (as much as
possible), you might just have happened not to hit the bug with Ubuntu.
Otherwise, it might be interesting to isolate how Ubuntu fixed this in
which package(s) (most likely xserver-xorg-video-radeon, libdrm or the

If you can change the amount of video RAM in the BIOS setup, have you
tried whether increasing it helps?

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                   http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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