Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 68755
X windows won't restart
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:44:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
On kernel 2.4.18-5 using i686 with i810-series chipset (my case i815 chipset), X
windows will start only once. On 2.4.18-4, this problem does not exist. I have
verified this problem on two computers with totally different motherboards and
slightly different chipsets. In init level 3, I can boot up, log in, do startx,
run gnome or kde, and log out back to command prompt. Second attempt to do
startx fails. Booting to init level 5, I can log in and log out, then the
problem starts. On one computer I get a console hang. On another computer, the
system tries to run Xconfigurator automatically as a helpful solution, but it
doesn't solve the problem. My absolute cure for this problem is to force
2.4.18-4 rpm back in and get rid of 2.4.18-5.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.boot, login, run x (either startx from init level 3 or boot to init level 5
3.log out from window manager
4.if init level 3, try startx again)
XFree86 Version 4.2.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.2.0-8) / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6600)
Release Date: 23 January 2002
If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
reporting problems. (See http://www.XFree86.Org/)
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.17-0.13smp i686 [ELF]
Build Host: daffy.perf.redhat.com
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Thu Jul 11 07:25:40 2002
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
(EE) GARTInit: AGPIOC_INFO failed (Invalid argument)
(EE) I810(0): AGP GART support is not available. Make sure your kernel has
agpgart support or that the agpgart kernel module is loaded.
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
Fatal server error:
no screens found
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XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
Expected Results: No error, x would restart.
Should be fixed in
it was an i810 DRM code bug fixed about a week ago
fixed in current erratum