Bug#180107: xserver-xfree86: ATI Radeon 7500: SEGV at random times, esp in xlock
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 12:40:08AM +0100, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 04:29, Jeffrey Baker wrote:
> > In 4.2.1-7 prerelease packages, this bug now causes the
> > machine to lock hard.
> Does this also happen with DRI disabled?
> > I have also determined that the trigger of this bug is the NerveRot
> > XScreenSaver hack, possible with the default or the "dense" settings.
> > Give it a try, lock your machine hard.
> I can't reproduce this with a pre-4.3.0 server on a Radeon 7500
> Mobility. Can you try the 4.3.0 packages from
> http://penguinppc.org/~daniels/README ?
If you read upthread, the packager believes the bug to be
fixed in 4.3.0. As for DRI, I don't know why it would be
involved since Nerverot is not a GL screensaver. -jwb