Bug#637958: X.org crash leaves GPU in an inconsistent state and renders system unbootable
On Die, 2011-08-23 at 23:14 +0100, Martin wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-08-18 at 13:10 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > Martin <email@example.com> (18/08/2011):
> > > The instructions work but the packages will not install due to a
> > > dependency problem. If I understand correctly what's happening is:
> > >
> > > *. Part of the xorg core breaks *-video-6
> > Because src:xorg has not reached squeeze-backports yet. Uploaded a few
> > hours ago (src:xorg needed to reached testing before it could be
> > backported, hence the delay compared to mesa, xorg-server, and drivers).
> Right; have upgraded to the latest X.org and kernel in backports and the
> problem still persists. Something causes the machine to hang while
> bieng used interactively in X and after this loading the kernel psmouse
> module hangs the machine.
> What should I try next?
Can you try if the hangs in X happen when the psmouse module is never
loaded in the first place?
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