xf86-video-ati 6.14.0 crashes System

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Feb 27 16:58:38 UTC 2011

On Sun, 27 Feb 2011, Julien Laffaye wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 4:39 PM, Heino Tiedemann
> <rotkaps_spam_trap at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Hi There,
>> after update tu the new xorg on my FreeBSD8 my system crashes all time
>> I start X.
>> There is no mouse responding (no light in the mouse), the screen turns
>> black and the system is not respondig by keybord.
>> There is only a way out by hard-reset.
>> The advice in UPDATING makes no fifference:
>>     "Section "Device""
>>       Option "int10" "on"
>>       Option "BusType" "PCIE"
>>       Option "RenderAccel" "on"
>>       Option "AccelMethod" "exa"
>>       Option "DynamicPM" "on"
>>       Option "DRI" "on"

Most of these are defaults.  A Radeon 9600XT probably isn't PCIE, so 
definitely leave that out, or if necessary, set to the appropriate bus.

> FYI, I had the same problem. Try to update your ports tree and rebuild
> the driver to see if it fix the problem. (some files were commited
> after the big xorg commit because they were forgotten). If you built
> your video driver without the patches, it may be the origin of your
> problem.

In particular, there should be three patches in the files directory of 
the port:


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