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Bug#275735: xserver-xfree86-dbg: server (normal and -dbg) lock with radeon (Mobility 7500 M7 LW) on an ibook


On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 10:52:55AM -0500, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 15:25 +0100, David Decotigny wrote:
> > 
> > I'm not sure if this is related to the X bug.
> We haven't even established yet that there _is_ an X bug. Guys, we need
> your statements about CPU frequency scaling.

  I am still experiencing problems, I will give more details later
(notably three 'free(): invalid pointer ' at 0x10028188, 0x100281b0
and 0x100281c0 when calling dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86-dbg).

  With respect to CPU frequency scaling, I am not using this (800 MHz
all the time) and if I were using it, it would be against my will (how
to check it is not enabled by some package?).

  Notice that the lock-ups do not freeze the system, only the X server
(well, it is quite a bit annoying) that takes 99 % of CPU and is
impossible to kill.  The only possibility to regain control is to
remotely log onto the machine and to ask for a reboot.

Thanks for your help,
Frédéric Lehobey

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