Hi! For this Acer/ati bug, I had upgraded to 2.6.32-23 on 4th Oct., and the system was running perferctly with that version. Yesteday I upgraded to 2.6.32-26, and it was only then the problems appeared. Now I tried using a sligthly older version (package linux-image-2.6.32-3-686, 2.6.32-9) which I still had installed on the system, and even that did not work any more. Also this version did work well earlier. Then I installed the package linux-image-2.6.30-2-686, 2.6.30-8squeeze1 which functions well, so now I have reverted my system to run on that version. To me it seems that something like this exists: | | recently-updated-Xorg | not-so-recent-Xorg | |------------------+-----------------------+--------------------| | 2.6.30-8squeeze1 | works | works | | 2.6.32-9 | does not work | works | | 2.6.32-23 | does not work | works | | 2.6.32-26 | does not work | unknown | Whatever happens, it is not only in the kernel, and not only in the Xorg video drivers, but a combination of some recent changes in both. Whatever info on the Acer/ATI system you want, I'll try to provide. Best, Harri K. From: Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: squeeze->squeeze: kernel errors after upgrade, X system left in a non-working state Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 23:49:53 +0200 > On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 18:16 +0300, Harri Kiiskinen wrote: > [...] >> In the second case, of today, linux-image-2.6.32-5-686 was updated >> from some version to 2.6.32-26, on an Acer laptop with ATI card, using >> the Xorg ati driver. > [...] > > I think this may be the same as bug #597636, which was fixed in version > 2.6.32-24. > > Ben. > > -- > Ben Hutchings > Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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