xf86-video-intel-1.9.93: Unstable switching from text to X

Pavel Troller patrol at sinus.cz
Wed Mar 28 11:25:28 PDT 2007

> Pavel Troller wrote:
> >  I would like to report that the RC3 intel driver release, as well as git
> >master, is very unstable in the moment of switching from the text console 
> >(intelfb) to X. At about 10% of cases it causes full system freeze, 
> >including
> >acpi and networking, so full reset is totally necessary.
> I just tried to switch back and forth text mode with RC3 about 20 times, 
> and had no trouble.
I believe. There are many chips and their variants and it's possible that the
crash happens for only one of them, or just with a specific setting of the
kernel intelfb driver etc. What card do you exactly have ?
          With regards, Pavel Troller

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