Xorg 7.5 freezes after Linux kernel upgrade
onepoint at starurchin.org
Thu Nov 25 14:29:42 PST 2010
On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 11:39:18AM -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Jeremy Henty <onepoint at starurchin.org> wrote:
> > I am currently happily running Xorg 7.5 on Linux kernel 188.8.131.52
> > . If I upgrade the kernel to 2.6.36 the screen goes black
> > (even with the -retro argument) and the system locks
> > up. Ctrl-Alt-F<n> and Ctrl-Alt-Del do nothing, but
> > Alt-SysRq-r followed by Ctrl-Alt-Del reboots cleanly.
> Do you have kms enabled in your kernel config?
On both my current kernel and the new one, grepping the config for KMS
# CONFIG_DRM_RADEON_KMS is not set
Does that make sense? I generated the new kernel config with "make
oldconfig" and chose default options everywhere (except for enabling
some of the new netfilter/iptables targets).
> Try booting with radeon.modeset=0 on the kernel command line
No change, I'm afraid; same result, identical X server logs.
> or make sure the radeon drm is loaded before starting X.
My kernel in non-modular so I think that's not an issue.
Thanks for your help,
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