What to blame for ATI lockups after upgrade ?
michel at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Jan 8 00:01:00 PST 2008
On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 14:34 -0500, Alex Deucher wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2008 1:52 PM, Jimmy Jazz <Jimmy.Jazz at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Frédéric L. W. Meunier a écrit :
> > > I'm using IceWM. But reading
> > > https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=100031&aid=1834961&group_id=31
> > > and https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13688 , I guess it's
> > > something in XOrg 184.108.40.206. A patch was posted, but someone reported a
> > > new problem with the fix. I'm back to 1.4.0 to see if it happens.
> > That's it! I get the same messages in Xorg log
> > "
> > tossed event which came in late
> > mieqEnequeue: out-of-order valuator event; dropping.
> > "
> > but only when using awn. That can't be an IceWM bug.
> > Also i'm using radeonfb (patched) and radeon/drm drivers with a X800
> > PCIE card and the last evdev driver that manages both the keyboard and
> > the mouse devices. I didn't check if that is related with the new
> > xf86-input-evdev 1.2.0 input driver. I suggest you to try the old kbd
> > driver or downgrade evdev first instead going back to xorg 1.4.0.
> I'm guessing radeonfb is your problem. In most cases it does not play
> nice with the radeon driver.
Poor radeonfb gets blamed for everything... A simple test should tell
whether this is indeed a GPU lockup or rather input related: If the
server comes back up after killing it, it can't really be the former.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://tungstengraphics.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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