[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati 6.7.196
arekm at maven.pl
Mon Nov 19 06:37:20 PST 2007
On Monday 19 of November 2007, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-11-12 at 17:31 +0100, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > On Monday 12 of November 2007, Alex Deucher wrote:
> > > Another RC release.
> > >
> > > fixes/new features:
> > > - cursor related hangs
> > > - LVDS fixes
> > > - support for new DDC type
> > > - bios/dock/lvds hw state fixes
> > On my setup (linux 2.6.24rc2, xserver 1.4 , mesa 7.0.2, ati driver
> > 6.7.196, thinkpad z60m with ati radeon mobility x300) I can easily hang X
> > in a very weird way.
> > Going to http://www.tmmb.pl/portal/ with opera (9.5 beta in my case) or
> > konqueror (kde 3.8.5) (but not firefox) makes X hang. Can't switch vt,
> > alt+cltr+backspace doesn't kill X server.
> > With older ati driver releases I also had such occasional lockups but
> > these were very rare.
> It would be great if you could try and isolate the change that
> introduced the problem with git-bisect then.
> >  are there any fixes on 1.4.1 branch that could be important for
> > the problem?
> Possibly, in particular if you're using EXA.
> If neither of the above helps, please provide the full xorg.conf and
> Xorg.0.log files.
With help of #xorg-devel we found out that this happens only in exa and
Option "EXANoUploadToScreen" "1" workarounds the problem. See details
Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz PLD/Linux Team
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