Bug 457823 - X fails to start, savage card.
Summary: X fails to start, savage card.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-savage
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-08-04 20:15 UTC by Ian Watson
Modified: 2008-09-01 20:59 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-01 20:59:15 UTC
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Description Ian Watson 2008-08-04 20:15:49 UTC
Description of problem:
  Upgraded Fedora 8 to Fedora 9. Installer failed to start X. Upgraded using text installer. After reboot X fails to start.
  This laptop has run Fedora 4 to 8 without X issues.

Xorg.0.log shows,

(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//libint10.so
(II) Module int10: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
	compiled for, module version = 1.0.0
	ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 4.0
(II) SAVAGE(0): initializing int10
(II) SAVAGE(0): Primary V_BIOS segment is: 0xc000
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA BIOS detected
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE Version 2.0
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE Total Mem: 15168 kB
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE OEM: S3 Incorporated. Paramont BIOS
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE OEM Software Rev: 1.0
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE OEM Vendor: S3 Incorporated.
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE OEM Product: VBE 2.0
(II) SAVAGE(0): VESA VBE OEM Product Rev: Rev 1.0
(--) SAVAGE(0): Chip: id 8c2e, "SuperSavage/IXC 64"
(--) SAVAGE(0): Engine: "SuperSavage"
(--) SAVAGE(0): AGP card detected
(==) SAVAGE(0): Using AGP DMA
(II) SAVAGE(0): DMA is not supported on SuperSavages.
(==) SAVAGE(0): DMA disabled
(==) SAVAGE(0): Using AGP 1x mode
(==) SAVAGE(0): Using 16 MB AGP aperture
(EE) SAVAGE(0): Internal error: cound not map aperture range (7, Argument list too long).

0: /usr/bin/Xorg(xf86SigHandler+0x79) [0x80d60c9]
1: [0x12e400]
2: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//savage_drv.so [0x6e0b21]
3: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//savage_drv.so [0x6e232a]
4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//savage_drv.so [0x6e246f]
5: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//savage_drv.so [0x6e7130]
6: /usr/bin/Xorg(InitOutput+0x93f) [0x80a3a5f]
7: /usr/bin/Xorg(main+0x279) [0x806b1b9]
8: /lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xe6) [0x4105d6]
9: /usr/bin/Xorg(FontFileCompleteXLFD+0x22d) [0x806a7a1]

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11.  Server aborting

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
  Every boot time.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
  Machine IBM ThinkPad T23.

  more /proc/cpuinfo 
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 11
model name      : Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Mobile CPU      1000MHz
stepping        : 1
cpu MHz         : 731.500
cache size      : 512 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36
 mmx fxsr sse up
bogomips        : 1466.66
clflush size    : 32

  lspci -vv
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. SuperSavage IX/C SDR (rev 05) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
        Subsystem: IBM ThinkPad T23 (2647-4MG)
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
        Latency: 64 (1000ns min, 63750ns max), Cache Line Size: 32 bytes
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 5
        Region 0: Memory at c0100000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
        Region 1: Memory at e8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
        Region 2: Memory at e4000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
        Region 3: Memory at e0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 2
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
        Capabilities: [80] AGP version 2.0
                Status: RQ=32 Iso- ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA- ITACoh- GART64- HTrans- 64bit- FW- AGP3- Rate=x1,x2,x4
                Command: RQ=1 ArqSz=0 Cal=0 SBA- AGP- GART64- 64bit- FW- Rate=<none>
        Kernel modules: savagefb

Comment 1 Dave Airlie 2008-08-04 23:15:57 UTC
should be fixed in an F9 savage driver update.

Comment 2 Ian Watson 2008-09-01 20:59:15 UTC
yum update did not see any update for Xorg. I install from fresh. This let yum see the Xorg updates. X graphic now find. Thanks. Later I guessed 'yum clean' would probably of unblocked the update issue.

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