Fwd: X.org PCI changes breaks support for Silicon Motion SM720 Lynx3DM card?

Francisco Jerez currojerez at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 08:11:26 PST 2008


"Richard Schwarting" <aquarichy at gmail.com> writes:

> Hello again.
> I am a goat and in an effort to verify that the XAA and EXA
> performance difference was or wasn't just a Ubuntu issue, I tried
> installing Fedora 10.  Yada yada, Ubuntu got clobbered, Fedora has
> broken dbus and .gstreamer-0.10 permissions, etc.
> However!  I did salvage two Xorg.0.log's from my backup of my Ubuntu
> installation:
> one for EXA with SMI_DEBUG on, and one for XAA (sadly) without SMI_DEBUG.
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=18816
I've attached the old patches to the bug report, and another one that
will hopefully solve the XAA slowness.

> I observe the same effect under Fedora 10, and will try to provide
> more recent logs with -logverbose 7, with and without debugging, if
> that all will help.
> I'll note that Fedora 10 has a few separate issues:
> * when it comes out of sleep, it is remains black with some colour at
> the top and bottom that slowly bleeds across the screen.
> * the X server (or is it GDM?) will often crash when VT switching.  I
> observed this under Ubuntu 8.04 but never reported it.
> Anyway, would you like me to continue reporting issues in here?  I'm
> comfortable doing as much investigation as helps.

Of course... As long as the driver is so buggy. :-)
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