Bug 343691 - MGA G400 console corruption bug in Xen Dom0 instance.
Summary: MGA G400 console corruption bug in Xen Dom0 instance.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xen
Version: 7
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Xen Maintainance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-20 01:58 UTC by Norman R. Weathers
Modified: 2008-06-17 02:42 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:42:14 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
dmesg output relevant to mga error. (2.47 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-20 01:58 UTC, Norman R. Weathers
no flags Details

Description Norman R. Weathers 2007-10-20 01:58:15 UTC
Description of problem:

Fedora 7
kernel - 2.6.20-2936.fc7xen
xen package - 


After recent reboot, started X server on Dom 0 (I usually run at runlevel 3),
then ran switchdesk to change sessions.  Logged out, and restarted X server. 
Screen quit responding and could not change virtual consoles.  I could log in
remotely only.  Dmesg dump is attached.

How reproducible:

Not for sure how reproducible.  This system has had times of wierd hangups, but
usually to the point where I can't even get in remotely.  This is the first time
I have been able to catch a dmesg dump.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start X
2. log out of X
3. restart X
Actual results:

Console locks up.

Expected results:

X should start, or I should at least be able to get to my virtual consoles.

Additional info:
dmesg has a kernel related bug listing in it.

Video card is an Natrox G400.

lspci follows:

[root@catalina ~]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-760 MP [IGD4-2P] System
Controller (rev 11)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-760 MP [IGD4-2P] AGP Bridge
00:07.0 ISA bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus] ISA (rev 05)
00:07.1 IDE interface: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus] IDE (rev 04)
00:07.3 Bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus] ACPI (rev 03)
00:07.5 Multimedia audio controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus]
Audio (rev 03)
00:10.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus] PCI (rev 05)
01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G400/G450 (rev 04)
02:00.0 USB Controller: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-768 [Opus] USB (rev 07)
02:07.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 0d)

Comment 1 Norman R. Weathers 2007-10-20 01:58:15 UTC
Created attachment 233281 [details]
dmesg output relevant to mga error.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 14:48:20 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:42:12 UTC
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
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