multi head failsafe
yan at seiner.com
Wed Dec 17 07:26:31 PST 2008
Carl Karsten wrote:
> Timothy S. Nelson wrote:
>> If it locks or doesn't run at that point, you're probably running
>> into this bug:
>> (I noticed your log finishes with "initializing int10", which is
>> what mine finished with when I ran into this bug).
>> The cause is that, at a certain point, Xorg got rid of its inbuilt
>> PCI handling code, and has been relying on the kernel PCI code.
>> Unfortunately, there's been a bug in the Xorg code, and a bug in the
>> kernel as well. Either Alex Villacis-Lasso (excuse lack of diacritics)
>> will fix it, or my book on PCI architecture will arrive, and I'll give
>> it a go myself (but it may be beyond me).
>> The workaround is to downgrade to an older version of Xorg. I
>> forget what version worked, but IIRC, it worked in Fedora 8, but not
>> Fedora 9 (I went straight from Fedora 6 to Fedora 10 myself, so I'm
>> HTH some.
> This helps alot - I know to stop messing with my config and start downgradeing.
> thankyou very much.
There is a 'noInt10" option in the nvidia binary blob driver that might
help. IIRC you only need it for the primary card.
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