Bug#868179: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: SEGV when starting X11

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Sat Jul 15 03:13:34 UTC 2017

On 15/07/17 03:57 AM, bartek 'basz' szurgot wrote:
> On 07/14/2017 04:04 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
>> Indeed, my bad. The corresponding radeon commit is
>> https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati/commit/?id=4c91f36d3058180b5a2d6a23e9b82f5c933d8716
> ok - thanks. :) knowing the exact conditions under which SEGV occurs
> (i.e. rotated screen in xorg.conf), i agree it is not a "grave" bug.

It's even more specific than that: The crash only happens if xorg.conf
contains rotation and a Virtual stanza (which BTW is probably useless in
this case anyway).

> when the fix is expected to arrive to the xserver-xorg-video-radeon
> package in Debian-testing?

I have to defer to the Debian packagers on that. Upstream it'll likely
only be in the 7.10.0 release.

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

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