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Bug#413392: linux-image-2.6.18-4-686: system freeze for `trident' video driver + `pop art squares' screen saver

Install the respective  video card of your kernel , just apt-cache of your VGA from the debian repository, surely that will your problem ...

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 2:45 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org> wrote:
On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 08:50:30PM +0200, Teodor wrote:
> On 3/10/07, maximilian attems <maks@stro.at> wrote:
>> On Sun, 04 Mar 2007, Teodor wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I have this problem on my old computer: Intel Celeron, 1100 MHz with a
>> > "Trident Microsystems CyberBlade/i1" video board. I've included this
>> > information because the reported problem does not exist on other servers
>> > used in production (more powerfull).
>> >
>> > I'm using Gnome as a desktop environment. When I select the "pop art
>> > squares" screensaver the system freeze after a few minutes. This was not
>> > a problem with linux version 2.6.17, but only with 2.6.18* version.
>> >
>> > The X session does not respond to any combination of keys,
>> > Ctrl+Alt+Backspace included.
>> >
>> > I don't have the knowledge of debugging kernel crashes. If you can tell
>> > me how to do that I would be glad to offer more information so that this
>> > bug gets corrected.
>> are your running latest xorg?
>> i've seen that on matrox card with some interminent xorg version.
> Yes. I had the latest xorg* software installed until yesterday. I've
> notice today that a  new version is available (build -15) and will
> make the upgrade and see if the problem persists.
> I think that still there is a *kernel* problem too, besides the *xorg*
> problem (if any). The OS must not freeze on any circumstances, no
> matter how buggy a running process is. Also, the problem might be from
> the video *driver* and not the *kernel*.

Does this error still occur with more recent kernel/X.org versions?


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