Bug#180107: xserver-xfree86: ATI Radeon 7500: SEGV at random times, esp in xlock
On Son, 2003-03-23 at 01:38, Stian Jordet wrote:
> lør, 2003-03-22 kl. 23:05 skrev Jeffrey Baker:
> > 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 ?
> > I still get lockups with the 4.3.0-ds3 packages, still in
> > XScreenSaver, but not in NerveRot. The lockup was in a
> > different, also-2d-lines hack. I'll try to nail it down
> > again.
> I also get lockup's with xscreensaver and 4.3.0-ds3 with a Radeon 9700
> Pro... If someone cares :)
It would be really useful to track this down to an xscreensaver hack and
preferrably even an acceleration primitive (using the XaaNo... options).
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast