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|Summary:||X11 with radeon driver freezes when switching to/from the console|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Roy Dragseth <roy.dragseth>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-drv-ati||Assignee:||X/OpenGL Maintenance List <xgl-maint>|
|Status:||CLOSED UPSTREAM||QA Contact:|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2007-03-26 18:14:40 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Roy Dragseth 2006-05-16 06:55:48 EDT
Description of problem: I have a 3 year old Sony Picturebook with a videocard detected as (--) RADEON(0): Chipset: "ATI Radeon Mobility M6 LY (AGP)" (ChipID = 0x4c59) Up until FC3 everything was working fine, but with FC4 and upwards X freezes when switching to and from the text console, usually the first switch is OK, but a second one locks up the system. (Yes, I should have reported this earlier, but until FC5 I found a workaround by using old xorg-x11 rpms) I get nothing in the logs indicating any errors, the screen just goes dark and never recovers. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): xorg-x11-drv-ati-188.8.131.52-4 The last working version I used was in this rpm. xorg-x11-6.8.1-12.i386.rpm How reproducible: Install basic FC5 with X11. Steps to Reproduce: 1. boot to runlevel 3 2. run X as root 3. Ctrl-Alt-F1, Alt-F7, Ctrl-Alt-F1, Alt-F7. Actual results: Screen goes dark and system freezes. Expected results: X should come back again. Additional info: I just found that the vesa driver does not exhibit this problem, I just wanted to report it as I've seen others complaining about this when trying to work around a bug in FC5 when installing on Crusoe cpus (bug 186378). Best regards, Roy.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2006-05-23 09:56:55 EDT
Please report this issue to X.Org developers by filing a bug report in the X.Org bugzilla located at http://bugs.freedesktop.org in the "xorg" component. Once you've filed your bug report to X.Org, if you paste the new bug URL here, Red Hat will continue to track the issue in the centralized X.Org bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that become available for consideration in future updates. Setting status to "NEEDINFO_REPORTER", awaiting X.Org bug URL for tracking.
Comment 2 Roy Dragseth 2006-06-07 18:41:08 EDT
Ok, I've found a similar bug that I'm just posting additional info to: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5611 r.