Radeon 7000 and DRI = freeze. Bug?

Michel Dänzer michel at tungstengraphics.com
Mon Jan 15 06:38:14 PST 2007

On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 15:23 +0100, Marcos mjs wrote:
> > Make sure you're using at least xf86-video-ati 6.6.3.
> My X is the Xorg, the xserver-xorg-video-ati is the last in the 
> edgy repository of Ubuntu.

What's the package version? Looks like it may only be based on
xf86-video-ati 6.6.2, which lacks a DRI stability fix for Radeon 7000s.
Have you reported this to Ubuntu?

> > Check the BIOS setup for AGP related settings. Make sure the aperture is
> > at least 8 MB big and that the transfer rate matches that configured in
> > X.
> The AGPMode in the bios is set to 4X.

Does changing this to 1x in xorg.conf and maybe also in the BIOS setup
make a difference?

> > If neither helps, it would be good if you could try a newer kernel or
> > drm git.
> My Kernel is: Linux zeus 2.6.17-10-386

Yes, hence the request above.

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

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