xf86-video-intel 1.9.94: crash in I830ScreenInit on 965 hardware

Wang Zhenyu zhenyu.z.wang at intel.com
Fri Apr 13 07:12:43 PDT 2007

On 2007.04.13 10:16:13 +0000, Barry Scott wrote:
> >It looks like as you set "LinearAlloc" in conf and use XAA, but it doesn't
> >alloc linear mem for xaa from your log. Do you have a clean build of 
> >driver?
> >Try to do autogen.sh; make; make install? 
> >  
> I built the whole of Xorg from source. It is a very clean build. What do 
> you expect
> a clean build to fix? Surely a SEGV is a bug in the driver? If I can 
> configure my way
> past this problem I'd be happy to do that and move on. However when I 
> run the identical
> code against a 945 chip the server does not crash. The 965 is the 
> variable here.

oh, yes, that's a bug on G965. We will not alloc xaa_linear mem for LinearAlloc
on 965, as in i830_allocate_overlay we return when chip is 965G. I think we
should remove that chip type check. 

Thanks for report this!

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