[Bug 55692] [KMS][Cayman] Garbled screen and oops with 6950 with linus git from 20121006 (3.7-rc0)

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Wed Oct 17 07:16:50 PDT 2012


--- Comment #28 from Serkan Hosca <serkan at hosca.com> ---
(In reply to comment #27)
> Well that's interesting, according to the logs you are running out of GART
> memory (which is 512MB in size) just 7 seconds after boot, and that is
> really odd.
> Could you please tell me what the heck you're doing to run out of memory? Is
> there some kind of animated splash screen running or something like that?
> I think that this problem shows up when you're tight on memory AND try to
> use VM at the same time. Probably we're missing some return value check or
> something like this.
> Anyway, as Alexandre Demers pointed out simply disabling VM should also help.
> In the meantime I will try to test the VM implementation under memory
> pressure, maybe that will yield some results.
> Cheers,
> Christian.

I don't have anything graphical running during boot. I have radeon in
mkinitcpio MODULES, no plymouth or anything just console, that sets up the mode
then straight to gdm.

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