Re: X freeze on new iBook
On Fri, 5 Jul 2002, Jesus Climent wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 09:48:37AM +0200, Reto Wyss wrote:
> > hi,
> > recently i bought myself one of these new ibooks 700 12" Combo with an ATI
> > Radeon Mobility LY (AGP) card. i installed debian on it, and everything
> > went fine.
> > it was a bit harder to get X working. it works now, but not accelerated.
> > i'm using the kernel 2.4.19-rc1-ben0, and i downloaded, compiled and
> > installed XFree86 4.2.0.
> > now, the story is the following. when i start up X, everything goes fine,
> > however when i look into the log, it says that AGP is not available and
> > later on that direct rendering is disabled. this is confirmed by glxinfo.
> > an lsmod reveals that the agpgart module was not loaded. so i load it by
> > hand and try again. now X comes up again but ... the mouse cursor looks
> > like a bar-code, and the background has a very strange, irregular greenish
> > pattern. at this stage i can still tear it down, however if i start X
> > using startx (running kde) X freezes. running top remotely yields that X
> > is using 100% cpu. when i check the log this time everything seems fine,
> > AGP was found, DRI enabled and so on.
> In my case is even worse, now that you bring the issue to some light:
> boo:~# lsmod
> Module Size Used by Not tainted
> agpgart 20100 0 (unused)
> and from the log:
> (EE) RADEON(0): [agp] AGP not available
> (WW) RADEON(0): [agp] AGP failed to initialize -- falling back to PCI mode.
> (WW) RADEON(0): [agp] Make sure you have the agpgart kernel module loaded.
> So I am missing something, here.
> Can you post your config file, so I can take a look at it?
here is the interesting part of my XFree86-4 config file:
Identifier "ATI Radeon Mobility"
Option "AGPMode" "1"
Option "UseFBDev" "true"
you see, nothing fancy ...
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