Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 91073
Wake-up from power save causes a distorted screen with Riva 128
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:53:48 EDT
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Description of problem:
After the computer (Dell Precision 610 with Riva 128 graphics adapter w/ 4 MB
RAM) is restored from power save mode (no screensaver, BIOS power management
disabled), the picture is distorted (most of the inital picture is replaced by
random noise; Redhat 8 with identical settings of XF86config still works fine on
the same machine).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start X (as window manager, KDE and Gnome have been tested)
2.Wait for powersave
3.Wake-up computer and watch screen
Actual Results: Screen is distorted from the inital state it had before power
save sets in. After a "swipe" over the screen with an open window or a refresh
of the window manager, everything is back to normal.
There was a bug reported for FreeBSD that caused Xfree86 to crash completely
with Riva 128 graphics adapters. This bug was treated as bugzilla bug #71 by the
Xfree86 team, and a patch was released for bugfix release 220.127.116.11.
Ok, I just checked, and that fix isn't in my rawhide packages yet.
Here is the checkin log though:
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 19:17:50 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Dawes <dawes@XFree86.Org>
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Subject: CVS Update: xc (branch: xf-4_3-branch)
Module name: xc
Changes by: email@example.com. 03/05/08 19:17:50
985. Fix a SEGV that can happen with Riva128 cards (Mark Vojkovich).
xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/nv/: Tag: xf-4_3-branch
Revision Changes Path
18.104.22.168 +4 -2 xc/programs/Xserver/hw/xfree86/drivers/nv/nv_setup.c
I'll add this to rawhide very soon. Thanks for the info.
Fixed in 4.3.0-13 in RAWHIDE