Bug 436679 - Laptop hangs when exiting X after upgared of xorg-x11-drv-i810
Laptop hangs when exiting X after upgared of xorg-x11-drv-i810
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-09 01:50 EST by Dr. Firas Swidan
Modified: 2018-04-11 08:54 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:42:48 EST
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Original Xorg file. (1.42 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-03-11 10:18 EDT, Dr. Firas Swidan
no flags Details
Original log file (54.79 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-11 10:19 EDT, Dr. Firas Swidan
no flags Details
log file after removing xorg.conf (57.10 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-11 10:26 EDT, Dr. Firas Swidan
no flags Details

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Description Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-09 01:50:50 EST
Description of problem:

While using intel experimental driver, when exiting X (rebooting, power off,
ctrl+alt+backspace, killing X, or even ctrl + alt + F1), Fedora most often
hangs. A hard shutdown is needed by pressing the power button.

Graphic card: Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)

Is it possible to get the older driver versions by any chance? Googling I was
able to find a bunch of similar problem descriptions, but they dated back to
August 2007, whereas my problem started in Feb 2008. Not sure if they are
relevant to this case.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.1.1-7.fc8. The development package causes similar problems.

How reproducible:
exiting X.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Either poweroff
2. Or killing X
3. Or ctrl + alt + f1
Actual results:

System hangs.

Expected results:
To exit X gracefully. 

Additional info:
The problem is not present when using the i810 driver. That driver, however, is
very inconvenient to use especially when working with external monitor.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-10 14:32:59 EDT
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.
Comment 2 Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-11 10:18:28 EDT
Created attachment 297613 [details]
Original Xorg file.
Comment 3 Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-11 10:19:43 EDT
Created attachment 297614 [details]
Original log file
Comment 4 Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-11 10:26:31 EDT
Created attachment 297615 [details]
log file after removing xorg.conf
Comment 5 Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-11 10:28:04 EDT
I have attached the three files that you requested - I hope they can be of any
help. Let me know in case you need more info.

Thanks for the help.
Comment 6 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-11 12:21:50 EDT
You can get a lot of older versions of the driver at
Comment 7 Dr. Firas Swidan 2008-03-11 13:58:56 EDT
In case this could be of any help to you or other haunted souls, the bad news
are that all the versions starting with 2.1.0 seem to be buggy (up to and
including the development version

The good new are that version does solve the issue. So the problem
probably starts with 2.1.0.
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