mach64 broken with xserver 1.13 ?

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Wed Nov 21 06:46:03 PST 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 2:25 AM, Connor Behan <connor.behan at> wrote:
> On 18/11/12 12:00 PM, xorg-devel-request at wrote:
>>> I'm seeing the xf86-video-mach64 6.9.3 crashing with xserver 1.13 on
>>> OpenBSD, both on sparc64 and intel (x86_64) machines.
>>> here's some debugging information. Apparently something in devPrivate
>>> doesn't get initialized properly, but I'm not able to figure out
>>> what. Any suggestion ?
>> I'd bet its a long standing exa bug somewhere or maybe a mach64 exa
>> specific problem. Since on previous servers mach64 would default to
>> XAA, but that got removed. Dave.
> This summer I suspected that such a bug would hit mach64 so I made this
> patch: I didn't push
> to get it accepted because I couldn't test it and I was having a hard
> enough time working on the patch I could test.

As Michel mentioned on the bug, we could probably just drop the UTS
and DFS hooks from the driver entirely since they implement the exact
same thing the software fallback does.


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