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Re: X server lockup with 2.4 kernel

On Wed, 2002-06-26 at 09:17, Nick wrote:
> The server doesn't complete redrawing of the screen and gets stuck after I 
> switch among virtual terminals.  It happens in the following circumstances:
> - boot into a 2.4 kernel, currently 2.4.18.
> - Once X is running, CTRL/ALT/F1 to the console then ALT/F7 back
> With 2.2.20 and other 2.2 kernels I've tried, the problem doesn't occur.

Probably because DRI isn't enabled with that. This is a known problem
which has been discussed a lot on the Xpert and dri-devel lists. It
works for some people but doesn't for others.

If you don't need DRI, just disable it.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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