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Bug 50407 - When running Xconfigurator at the x test point (not probe tests-I did'nt try them) system hangs
When running Xconfigurator at the x test point (not probe tests-I did'nt try ...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-07-30 19:52 EDT by Harold Bell
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-30 19:52:54 EDT
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Description Harold Bell 2001-07-30 19:52:50 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.7 [en]C-CCK-MCD EBM-Compaq1  (Win98; U)

Description of problem:
System is a HP NetServer LX Pro - docs say Cirrus Logic CL-GD5424 super VGA controller will support VGA, SVGA, etc.  Has 512 KB video 
memory.  Video is embedded on motherboard.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1 using Xconfigurator select the Cirrus Logic chipset
2.set resolution to avail option 800x600 8 bit color
3.hit ok when programs says it is going to test the X server
4 system hangs requiring a reset.

Actual Results:  system hang

Expected Results:  test patteren displayed

Additional info:

no visible error message - straight lock up
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-08-08 11:22:19 EDT
This hardware is very ancient and has very little video RAM.
Try disabling the double-buffer extension and anything else
that might scrounge RAM.  Try 640x480x8 instead.

Sorry.. can't help much more than that.

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