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Bug#510208: xserver-xorg-video-ati: freezes/crashes on startup after kernel upgrade 2.6.22->26

>> >> Package: xserver-xorg-video-ati

>> >> Version: 1:6.9.0-1+lenny4

>> >> Severity: important

>> >>

>> >> I am running testing on a Fujitsu-Siemens E8010 (Radeon Mobility 9600

>> >> kernel 2.6.22-3 (and-2). I have so far used video-ati 1:6.8.0 (pinned).

>> >> After upgrade to 2.6.26-1 kdm would freeze before showing the login

>> >> screen. After X server (Radeon) upgrade to 1:6.9.0 symptoms were the

>> >> same.


>What about


> Option "DRI" "off"


>instead of NoAccel?

This does the trick (unfortunately apart from some issue with the emulation of the middle mouse

button, which I will try to narrow down later ;).

Thanks for your suggestions / help so far and please let me know if I can still be of help.

For the records - current configuration:

Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Generic Keyboard"

Driver "kbd"

Option "XkbRules" "xorg"

Option "XkbModel" "pc105"

Option "XkbLayout" "de"

Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"


Section "InputDevice"

Identifier "Configured Mouse"

Driver "mouse"


Section "Device"

Identifier "Radeon Mobility 9600"

Driver "ati"

Option "AccelMethod" "EXA"

# Option "VideoOverlay" "on"

# Option "DynamicClocks" "on"

# Option "backingstore" "on"

# Option "BIOSHotkeys" "on"

# Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"

Option "ButType" "PCI"


Section "Monitor"

Identifier "Configured Monitor"


Section "Screen"

Identifier "Default Screen"

Monitor "Configured Monitor"

# Option "Accel"

Option "DRI" "off"

# DefaultDepth 16


nbkms11-l:/home/sts# dpkg -l | grep xserver-xorg

ii xserver-xorg 1:7.3+18 the X.Org X server

ii xserver-xorg-core 2:1.4.2-9 Xorg X server - core server

ii xserver-xorg-input-all 1:7.3+18 the X.Org X server -- input driver metapackage

ii xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.0.8-1 X.Org X server -- evdev input driver

ii xserver-xorg-input-kbd 1:1.3.1-1 X.Org X server -- keyboard input driver

ii xserver-xorg-input-mouse 1:1.3.0-1 X.Org X server -- mouse input driver

ii xserver-xorg-input-synaptics 0.14.7~git20070706-3 Synaptics TouchPad driver for X.Org/XFree86 server

ii xserver-xorg-input-wacom X.Org X server -- Wacom input driver

ii xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.9.0-1+lenny4 X.Org X server -- ATI display driver wrapper

rc xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.3.2-2+lenny5 X.Org X server -- Intel i8xx, i9xx display driver

ii xserver-xorg-video-mach64 6.8.0-1 X.Org X server -- ATI Mach64 display driver

ii xserver-xorg-video-r128 6.8.0-1 X.Org X server -- ATI r128 display driver

ii xserver-xorg-video-radeon 1:6.9.0-1+lenny4 X.Org X server -- ATI Radeon display driver

rc xserver-xorg-video-via 1:0.2.2-6 X.Org X server -- VIA display driver

nbkms11-l:/home/sts# dpkg -l | grep linux-image

ii linux-image-2.6.22-3-686 2.6.22-6.lenny1 Linux 2.6.22 image on PPro/Celeron/PII/PIII/P4

ii linux-image-2.6.26-1-686 2.6.26-12 Linux 2.6.26 image on PPro/Celeron/PII/PIII/P4

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