Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 215540
Machine hangs using "via" drv from X.org
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:35 EDT
Description of problem: Machine hangs when using X.org drv "via" and opening a
browser page with a Flash Player animation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Plugin Gnash 0.7.1
It hangs every time you try to view a Flash animation.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Using "via" X.org drv on an ACER Aspire 1520 laptop (VIA S3 Unichrome Pro
2. Opening an HTML page with a Flash Player animation on Firefox.
3. Machine freezes, no responsiveness, need to hard reboot.
Also, some applications that use 3D acceleration (OpenGL) hang the machine.
I have to switch to "vesa" driver in order to use the machine.
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card. Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 143513 [details]
Xorg configuration file
This is my xorg.conf file. Normally, I have to use "vesa" driver and comment
out "via" driver.
Created attachment 143514 [details]
Log of Xorg with "via" driver
This is the log of Xorg, when using "via" driver, with xorg.conf file present.
Created attachment 143515 [details]
Log of Xorg without config file
This is the log of Xorg when there's no xorg.conf and uses built-in
I have added the 3 attachments you ask for. I hope this will help you track down
I suppose you know already, but this issue seems to be related with OpenGL
exclusively (I just find out that gnash uses OpenGL to render Flash animations).
Thanks in advance,
Mass migration: via -> openchrome.
Please retry with xorg-x11-drv-openchrome. This is the successor to
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in
one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
Since there are insufficient details provided in this report for us to
investigate the issue further, and we have not received feedback to the
information we have requested above, we will assume the problem was not
reproducible, or has been fixed in one of the updates we have released for the
Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade to the latest
update of their distribution, and if this issue turns out to still be
reproducible in the latest update, please reopen this bug with additional
Closing as INSUFFICIENT_DATA.