Bug 473603 - PC with HD3200 embedded graphic MB freezes
PC with HD3200 embedded graphic MB freezes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Airlie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-29 12:22 EST by Marc Rechte
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:02 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:02:04 EST
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Xorg.log with ATI driver (83.20 KB, text/plain)
2008-12-02 03:20 EST, Marc Rechte
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Description Marc Rechte 2008-11-29 12:22:02 EST
Description of problem:
Staring X with this driver freezes the computer (hard reset needed)
Only the vesa driver works
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Initial F10 release

How reproducible:
Install F10 on Gigabyte MA78GPM-DS2H system.
F10 will not complete install in graphic mode (probably because of this problem)

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Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-12-01 19:28:44 EST
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.

When the anaconda crashes, please, switch to the console (Ctrl+Alt+F2) and cp /tmp/X* to some other place -- USB stick, some other computer via network, some on the Internet, and please attach it to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

If you finish (or do from scrath) installation in the text mode (put "linux text" on the installtation command line), you can then try to start X Window either from the normal user's account via startx command or in the runlevel 5. Anyway, logs should be available in /var/log/Xorg.*.log. These would be very important to get attached as well.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 2 Marc Rechte 2008-12-02 03:20:58 EST
Created attachment 325338 [details]
Xorg.log with ATI driver


Thanks for attending this issue. 

The attached Xorg.log was gotten from the machine in runlevel 5 and "ati" driver set in /etc/xorg.conf. Most of the case the GDM will not even display itself. At this occasion, GDM was nearly sarted when the machine hung, so I assume the log is complete.

Plaese do not hesitate to contact me should you require more information.

Best regards
Comment 3 Marc Rechte 2008-12-03 11:30:26 EST
Same problem with xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.9.0-59.fc10.i386
Comment 4 Darryl Bond 2009-01-25 02:53:07 EST
This bug sounds very similar to this one:

All installs break in a very short time using the xorg-x11-drv-ati driver but work fine with the radeonhd. I have tested on 3 very similar 780G machines with the same results.
Comment 5 Marc Rechte 2009-01-26 11:23:46 EST
I would recommend to use either the radeonhd, but it gives very poor hardware acceleration or the newly released proprietary ATI driver (fglrx) which now works OK for this chipset (on my MB).
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