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Bug#465864: xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver freezes the computer on startup

Jiří Paleček wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> Version: 1:6.7.198~git20080203.f65e8dfa-1
> Severity: important
> Hello
> when I start X, the computer freezes and doesn't react even to magic
> SysRq. This happens with -video-ati versions > 6.7.196.
> The log and the diff to normal startup is attached. I tried option
> "BusType" "PCI" without positive effect.

The biggest candidate from such a problem appearing after 6.7.196 would
have been AGP mode problems for sure. But if BusType PCI or AGPMode 4/8
doesn't help, there's something else.

Since we have plenty of snapshots available in snapshot.debian.net, and
git-bisect'ing between should be very fast, could you try to locate the
breaking commit?


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