XFree86 4.3.0 Matrox/MultiHead (Long!)

Eric Anholt eta at lclark.edu
Sun Apr 6 01:21:17 PST 2003

On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 16:37, Eric Anholt wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 09:10, Paul Boehmer wrote:
> > I have a test box that had been running X 4.2 in a multihead config for a
> > while now (1 Nvidia TNT2 AGP, and 2 Matrox Millennium/Mystique PCI Cards).
> > I upgraded yesterday to 4.3.0 only to find out that any attempts to run X
> > result in a complete console lockup (still have access via ssh).  Since
> > the box was running 5.0, I loaded 4.8-RC from scratch this morning only to
> > find the same problem.
> > 
> > Using a 4.2.x standby XF86Config, X works fine when running a single card
> > (either TNT or Matrox).  I get console lockups when attempting to run
> > multiple cards.
> > 
> > I experience the same problem when attempting to run xf86cfg.
> Just a heads up on this one: It's a problem in the generic int10
> module.  Linux folks haven't noticed it because by they use a
> linux-specific int10 module by default.  One of the XFree86 developers
> has reproduced it, hopefully it will be fixed soon.

It should be fixed now in XFree86 CVS and in the ports tree,

Eric Anholt                                eta at lclark.edu          
http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/         anholt at FreeBSD.org

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