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Re: XFree86 keeps on freezing my PowerBookG4

On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 12:51 +0200, SteX wrote:
> I have got (since a month) a new great Apple PowerBook G4(1.25GHz CPU) with
> ATI Radeon 9600 video card. My great problem is X: everytime I launched
> X (twm for instance, through the "exec xinit /usr/X11R6/bin/twm" command)
> it first seems to work fine. I launch a new xterm window, it appears BUT
> when I tried to resize it or I run a command like "ls -la " which need to
> scroll. The system hangs!
> Idem whem I launch mozilla o something which needs a scrolling.

Does Option "XaaNoScreenToScreenCopy" work around the problem?

> I also compiled the drm-trunk modules (sid version).

Those are useless for you as the DRI doesn't support Radeon 9500 and up

> I also tried to trap some piece of log, but nothing seems to indicate the
> specific problem.

Still, it's always a useful data point.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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