Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 17499
X Hangs on Banshee
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:58 EDT
Using a clean installation of Pinstripe on the following hardware:
Hollywood+ MPEG2 decoder
The system boots fine, allows me to log on then run 'startx'.
X Starts up, Gnome starts, and then the machine hangs. This *seems* to be
happening when the gnome startup get to 'rm'? There's nothing in the X
log, and the config file seems to be using the tdfx module, which I believe
to be correct.
It may not be a gnome issue. gdm starts up fine and running kde from that also
I've narrowed it down to one of 2 things:
Network stuff (there's currently nothing plugged into the network card)
I've got it to run with modules for both rmmod'ed and khupd killed
Booting 2.4.0-pre5 enables X to run fine.
Reassigning to kernel for the moment
Does the USB and the graphics card share an IRQ line ?
This is a Voodoo Banshee XFree86 problem caused by X changing the
video timing, however different Banshee cards use different timing
and it is not easily possible to differentiate the different hardware.
This is fixed in XFree86-4.1.0-0.9.11 in rawhide now by removing
the code which handles video timing, and just leaving it to the
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 18810 ***