Xorg/X11 driver Radeon: radeon vs. radeonhd, a mess!
ohartman at mail.zedat.fu-berlin.de
Thu Apr 16 14:32:33 UTC 2009
Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Apr 2009 08:55:58 +0000
> "O. Hartmann" <ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> [very large snip - radeonhd with dri kills Xorg]
>> Please forget about the log file 'Xorg.0.log'. X-server does not write
>> properly a suitable log, so the log is always the last successfully
>> written log.
> So it's crashing before it can even write the log.
>> I tried starting X via 'startx', redirecting the log, but whenever the
>> server starts, the box crashes/reboots.
> No crash dump from the kernel?
> How about starting it in gdb? That might give you a chance to narrow
> down where it's crashing, if gdb can stop it before the box crashes.
> Gary Jennejohn
No, no crash dump from kernel.
Just before the box dies and reboots, I can see a completely distorted
mousepointer / sprite. I saw this before with electrically damaged
garphics devices, so I will exchange it with another one of which I know
I'll try starting X within gdb, but I can perform this not today.
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