Re: 3.9.18 PPC X server
On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2000, Michel [iso-8859-1] Dδnzer wrote:
> > This fixes quite some bugs, give it a try if you've been deceived by 3.9.17f,
> > especially as the tarballs are smaller now :)
> I tried it on my CHRP-box with plain fbdev (on atyfb).
> It locks up my machine, right after `Loading
> /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libshadowfb.a' (I was logged in remotely). The screen
> got black, and the machine stops working. It still respond to ping and the
> Caps-Lock key toggles the Caps-Lock LED. I cannot change VCs. Ssh no longer
> works, but if I telnet to port 22, I do get a `connected' message. So some
> things are still working. Does the X server try to mess with my PCI
Yes it does play with pci :( it will disable pci mem/io for all the pci
cards that its not using note that it will do that even for the card that
you use with fbdev since it considers it unused unless you use the
BusID "PCI:x:x:x" option.
I reported this in the xfree list a few days ago.