xf86-video-ati with patch-src-radeon_driver.c freeze the system
lichray at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 23:20:14 UTC 2011
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 03:44:45PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Roland Smith wrote:
>> >> Yet the HD4650 has worked every time...
>> > Question is, does it work without the patch in the ports tree?
>> Just switched back, and yes, it's fine. Same values, too: mem_size
>> 20000000, aper_size 0.
>> BusType, either the xorg.conf setting or the kind of bus that's really
>> in the machine, may be important. That's why I've mentioned PCIE. If
>> you have AGP, that could be a factor. Certainly if you have a physical
>> bus that doesn't match what's set in xorg.conf, that's not good.
> I did wonder about the instructions in /usr/ports/UPDATING. Apart from the
> "DynamicPM" option, all other options mentioned in UPDATING are the defaults,
> according to radeon(4). So why set them? The data from my Xorg.0.log seems to
> confirm that they are all activated. For the record, I've set _none_ of the
> options mentioned in UPDATING in my xorg.conf, and it _still works_ if the wacky
> patch is removed. With the patch, no combination of options produces a working
> driver. BTW, I think it should read "Int10" instead of "int10" in UPDATING?
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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I hate gmail... Now I enabled the 'Reply to all' plugin.
DynamicPM is great. I have that on for 2 years :)
But the BusType setting is weird.
If it's possible, I hope we can hear more from Dima Panov, who needs
this patch to get his card to work.
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