Xserver failure after suspend to TAM
tino.keitel+xorg at tikei.de
Wed Jan 16 23:16:52 PST 2008
On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 12:21:23 +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Tino Keitel wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 23:06:04 +0100, Tino Keitel wrote:
> >> Hi folks,
> >> sometimes after resume from suspend to RAM the Xorg server crashes and
> >> then fails to restart afterwards.
> >> Attached is the logfile from such a failed start with the current 2.2
> >> branch driver (git revision 79ea745d86b3a3959ce52a4744d0469a55544b31).
> >> I have to reboot to get a working X again.
> > Hi,
> > I when I switch to a text console before suspend, I can resume find.
> > But as soon as I switch back to X after resume, the server crashes.
> > Is there anything I could try (disabling specific options)? This makes
> > suspend to RAM unusable for me, as I have to reboot in many cases after
> > resume.
> Firstly it would have probably been good to mention 1) the driver you
> are using (intel it seems) and 2) the chip you have in the subject or at
> least at the beginning of the post. That way the relevant interested
> parties (devs or user with a similar problem) can respond without
> reading through your xorg.log attachment!
Sorry for the missing information.
Yes, this is a Mac mini Core Duo with a i945 chipset. The crash happens
with the 2.1.1 as well as with the recent git version from the 2.2
> As you can resume fine from text console it could be related to the
> quirks applied when doing the STR.
> If your system use HAL to handle suspending you can see which quirks are
> applied by doing:
No, I use the hibernate script from the TuxOnIce project to suspend to
RAM. This doesn't use HAL at all.
> lshal | grep quirk
> The quirks are applied (typically) by the hal-info files in (usually):
> /usr/share/hal/fdi/information/10freedesktop/ although depending how
> your system handles suspending it may be bypassing this info.
> For me on my 945GM in a Dell Inspiron 6400 I need to set:
> power_management.quirk.vbe_post = true (bool)
> but this is under discussion at the moment in
Hum, I recently started to use vbetool to restore the VBE state after
resume, otherwise the text console stays blank after resume. Maybe this
is connected. I see that there is also an "VbetoolPost" option in the
hibernate script, that isn't enabled. I'll enable it to see if it
Thanks for the hint.
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