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Bug#180107: xserver-xfree86: ATI Radeon 7500: SEGV at random times, esp in xlock

On Son, 2003-02-09 at 18:26, Jeffrey Baker wrote: 
> On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 02:22:14PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 04:25:30PM -0000, Markus Laker wrote:
> > > > Are you using xlock with a particular mode, or just -mode random?
> > > 
> > > I'm using -mode random.  If you'd like me to try limiting it to any
> > > particular mode, or avoiding it completely, please let me know.
> > 
> > It would be helpful if you could narrow it down to at least one
> > problematic mode, though I freely admit that that could be sort of
> > tedious.
> > 
> > The GL-based modes, based on experience, seem to be the most likely to
> > cause problems.
> I have this problem, and I have tried every single hack that
> come with xscreensaver(-gnome|-gl), and none of them made
> the server crash.

Other usual suspects for server crashes are the TrueType font renderer
modules (freetype and xtt), do you use those? (Some people claim font
servers may also be problematic, but I haven't had problems with xfs)

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

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