Kernel 18.104.22.168 Oops on Alpha Architecture when starting Xserver
airlied at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 15:54:27 PDT 2009
>>> The kernel oops is:
>> So its a machine check,
> So, does this indicate a software fault (e.g. inconsistencies in kernel data
> structures) or does it imply a hardware fault?
>> Well X is trying to post the graphics card you have installed, and the
>> is falling over when it does it.
> SRM (the equivalent of a BIOS) cannot post the card on startup. But I have
> had the card (radeon rv610) post correctly and working in the past when I
> compiled the complete 1.5.3 Xserver myself. I had it working with both the
> radeon and radeonhd drivers and a 2.6.29.x kernel patched to support
There is no -ati card in that machine, its got some SiS card which is
different, maybe its some onboard card or something.
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