Radeon 9550 + R300 DRM + Xorg 6.9 = freeze

jason henson jason at ec.rr.com
Tue Jan 24 14:00:30 PST 2006

Nicolas Blais wrote:

>>>So I resume:
>>>  1. Xorg 6.9.0 + R300 DRM + dri causes freeze
>>>  2. Disable dri+glx in Xorg.conf makes X work again (without drm)
>>>  3. xorgcfg tries to start in 1600x1200 for a screen capable of only
>>>1280x1024, rendering it useless.
>>>Anyone using a R300 powered card (Radeon 9550/9600) with DRM+Xorg 6.9.0
>>>out there?
>>>vgapci0: <VGA-compatible display> port 0xe000-0xe0ff mem
>>>0xe8000000-0xefffffff,0xfbe00000-0xfbe0ffff irq 16 at device 0.0 on pci1
>>>drm0: <ATI Radeon AS 9600 AS> on vgapci0
>>>info: [drm] AGP at 0xe0000000 64MB
>>>info: [drm] Initialized radeon 1.19.0 20050911
>>>vgapci1: <VGA-compatible display> mem
>>>0xf0000000-0xf7ffffff,0xfbf00000-0xfbf0ffff at device 0.1 on pci1
>>Somewhat like this:
>>http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-January/012303.html ?
>>You can try the mentioned patch by putting patch-radeon from here:
>>in x11-servers/xorg-server/files directory and reinstalling xorg-server
>Ok, just reinstalled xorg-server with the patch, and unfortunatly this patch 
>did nothing for me. 
>Same symptoms. I even checked to se if the patch was really applied and it 
>I wish I knew where to start with this problem, but I can't do anything during 
>that freeze.
>I'm also starting to hate write_caching... Since I lived without dri before, 
>It's not really critical, but being able to get more than 80fps in glxgears 
>and being able to use an OpenGL app/screensaver would be nice :)
I used to have the same problem, but here is what I thinl fixed mine.  
After my last build world/kernel I noticed something new to me.  make 
delete-old and make delete-old-libs.  I did that and rebuilt all my 
ports.  It has seemed to solved several problems for me.

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