Radeon HD 6530D crashing Xorg with a CentOS 6.6 kernel

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Tue Dec 23 22:50:28 PST 2014

On 24.12.2014 14:18, Darby Vicker wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 9:02 PM, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
>> On 23.12.2014 14:11, Darby Vicker wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Sorry for the cross post but I figure this is a better place to get
>>> help.  With the Xorg ABI update in CentOS/RHEL 6.6 [1] I can't get X
>>> to come up properly.  More info in this thread on the CentOS list:
>>> http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2014-December/148341.html
>>> To summarize:
>>> * Stock ATI drivers shipped with CentOS crash X with a 6.6 kernel
>>> * fglrx drivers also crash X with a 6.6 kernel[2]
>>> * a centos 6.6 livecd still exibits the problem (trying to rule out an
>>> issue with my specific installation)
>>> I have Xorg.0.log files for boots from the 4 combinations of boots
>>> from a CentOS 6.5 and 6.6 kernel and the stock and fglrx drivers.
>>> Nothing obvious stands out to me but I could definitely be missing
>>> something.  What's the best way to send the logs - just inline?
>> Please attach the *.stock log files.
> Sure - attached.

I can't see any graphics driver related problem in
Xorg.0.log.centos6.6.stock.gz; the X server seems to start up and shut
down cleanly.

Why do you think the graphics drivers crash? Maybe the problem is on the
client side, e.g. related to gdm or the login manager you're using.

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

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