X crash

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at verizon.net
Mon Mar 28 17:45:30 PDT 2011

On 03/28/2011 11:12 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On 3/27/11 11:50 PM, Matthew Monaco wrote:
>> So, I don't mean for this to be a lesson in gdb. I was able to build
>> Xorg with debugging symbols easily. When I start gdb and run 'continue'
>> before Xorg crashes, nothing happens. It doesn't even bring me back to a
>> (gdb) prompt. When I try to exit out of gdb, then Xorg crashes. I was
>> expecting a (gdb) prompt after continue where I can wait for the
>> segfault and run "bt full".
> 'continue' continues execution. If it went back to the (gdb) prompt you'd be
> stopped again. gdb will catch the segfault automatically once you've continued.
> - ajax

Xorg.log: http://pastebin.com/4YD47x83
bt full : http://pastebin.com/BGagSzUH

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated 
Graphics Controller (rev 02)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Redwood [Radeon HD 5600 

This is a gpu switching laptop. The crash only happens when on the ATI card. 
Furthermore it seems to only happen when using an external monitor (HDMI).

I'm using Arch.

Kernel is currently

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