Bug#378964: xserver-xorg-video-ati: locks up machine if X display is active on APM suspend/resume
reassign 378964 xserver-xorg-core
severity 378964 normal
forwarded 378964 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5209
tags 378964 upstream fixed-upstream
merge 363120 378964
On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 20:18 -0700, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> Version: 1:184.108.40.206-1
> Severity: important
> Using the ATI driver on a Radeon-Mobility-based laptop, the IBM A30,
> I can't suspend while X is active or the machine locks up on resume,
> locks up hard -- nothing gets it to respond.
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Mobility M6 LY (prog-if 00 [VGA])
> Subsystem: IBM ThinkPad A30/A30p (2652/2653)
> Flags: bus master, stepping, fast Back2Back, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 66, IRQ 11
> Memory at e0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
> I/O ports at 3000 [size=256]
> Memory at c0100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
> [virtual] Expansion ROM at c0120000 [disabled] [size=128K]
> Capabilities: <access denied>
> I've hacked around this bug by putting "chvt 1" and "chvt 7" in appropriate
> places in the apmd configuration, but we can't expect all users to know how
> to write apmd action scripts.
Indeed, this should arguably be done automatically by the suspend/resume
process independently of the X server.
> Thus severity "important".
The bugs reported about this so far don't agree, merging.
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