Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 510738
i945G : Xorg crashes every ~24 hours
Last modified: 2015-02-16 08:20:04 EST
Created attachment 351268 [details]
Xorg.0.log but without any trace about the crash
Description of problem:
Xorg crashes after some hours with an Intel 945G : I get a coloured mosaic on the screen and I have to hard reset the PC.
KMS is used. KDE doesn't use Desktop effect.
I don't use any OpenGL applications. Only VirtualBox, an NXClient, some consoles, Firefox, Thunderbird.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Use the desktop normally and wait for some hours
Xorg crashes by displaying a coloured mosaic.
This happens for me on x86_64 as well. It seems to not happen with nomodeset.
I confirm it solves the problem.
Same problem for me.
I just added the nomodeset option to see if I get any improvement.
(In reply to comment #0)
> KMS is used. KDE doesn't use Desktop effect.
> I don't use any OpenGL applications. Only VirtualBox, an NXClient, some
> consoles, Firefox, Thunderbird.
Most likely something with KMS ... could we get output of dmesg command AFTER it crashes, please?
Unfortunately it is absolutely not possible to get any output, as system hangs completely, I can't even ping it after hang. As it was written in bug description - only hard reset.
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
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