Bug 57525 - XFree86 S3 Savage 4
XFree86 S3 Savage 4
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86-Servers (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-12-14 15:56 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-25 01:31:56 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-12-14 15:56:37 EST
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Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.init 5 (or boot into runlevel 5 if configured, or just start X with gdm)
2.Log into a gnome session
3.Attempt to switch to a virtual terminal with CTRL-ALT-F[1-6]
4. Watch the system get wedged. I can't even ping it anymore once this

Actual Results:  Wedgie-o-matic

Expected Results:  Get a virtual console and login or continue working in it.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2001-12-17 14:37:02 EST
Don't use XFree86 3.3.6, use 4.1.0 instead.

Xconfigurator --preferxf4

Also there are updated packages available for testing with new Savage
drivers at:  ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris/testing/7.2

Does this solve the problem?
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-01-25 01:31:51 EST
XFree86 4.1.0-15 released as erratum for RHL 7.2 solves all known
Savage related problems.  If you still experience a problem after
upgrading to the new release, please reopen this bug report, and
attach your XF86Config-4 and X server log files using the file
attachment link below.

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