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

Francisco Jerez currojerez at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 14:58:12 PST 2008

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

> Suspending without X has the same effect as suspending with X.  A
> blank screen that slowly bleeds white across it.
> vbetool doesn't seem to help.  I will investigate this issue more
> outside of X.
> Do you still need anything re: the silicon motion driver?  I don't
> suffer corruption under EXA or XAA and until I have suspend and resume
> sorted out, I don't think there are any more issues on my system.

Hi. It looks like the register state gets screwed up when suspending. It
could be a hardware bug. 

Maybe, it could be workarounded by tweaking some of the memory control
registers, I haven't tried yet, it seems that "vbetool vbestate restore"
in text mode after resuming does the trick for me.
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