Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 474374
X hangs on startup with Radeon X1900
Last modified: 2018-04-11 04:40:30 EDT
Description of problem:
When I load ati driver 6.9.0, X hangs on startup, screen is freezed with black and white lines.
If I creat an xorg.conf with "vesa" option, the system starts correctly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Boot Fedora 10 with a Radeon X1900 (R580) adapter.
Steps to Reproduce:
X hangs, system freeze.
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, if available) 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 (if you have one) 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 325983 [details]
my actual xorg.conf with a default vesa configuration
Created attachment 325984 [details]
X log generated with vesa configuration (functional)
Created attachment 325985 [details]
X log generated without any xorg.conf (defect)
This log is referred to the situation (system freezed) that I described below. Note that if xorg.conf is manually created with "radeon" driver the result is the same.
I've tried with xorg-x11-drv-ati 6.10.0-1 from fedora-testing repository, but X still hangs.
But something has changed, the system seems to be not totally freezed like with 6.9.0, now I can able to reboot without forcing the poweroff.
I've tried Fedora 11 Alpha with xorg-x11-drv-ati 6.10.0-2, I've the same problem. X still hangs.
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