Thinkpad R51 + xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_3 = lockup
xaero at xaerolimit.net
Sat Nov 6 23:13:10 UTC 2010
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 7:06 PM, Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com> wrote:
> I aquired an R51 model 2887 recently. It has the latest BIOS and the video
> chipset is 855GM. I am getting the same problem as mentioned here
> and here
> Loading X (with/without -retro) causes the machine to lock up with a black
> screen. I have to press and hold the power button to turn the machine off
> and Xorg.0.log is empty on reboot.
> This occurs with xorg-7.5 and xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_3. With xorg_7.4_3 and
> xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_1 it works.
> Replacing the intel driver with vesa also works.
> Other things I have tried are:
> replace xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_3 in the xorg-7.5 setup with
> xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_1 from a package compiled with xorg_7.4_3 - works but
> lots of warnings of version mismatches when installing.
> compile xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_1 with xorg-7.5 - failed to compile.
> add Option "AccelMethod" "EXA" to xorg.conf (because
> xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_1 failed to compile with errors about uxa) - no
> remove a second instance of screen, device etc in xorg.conf which gets set
> up by X -configure - no effect.
> One thing I haven't done is add Option "UseSIGIO" and Option
> "NoTrapSignals" to xorg.conf as they both have warnings which I didn't feel
> competent to deal with.
> I haven't included xorg.conf and dmesg as they are both virtually identical
> to the ones in the links above, but of course I can if required.
> OS is 8.1-R
> Any suggestions welcome.
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Installed from packages or Ports? Are you mixing the two? (I would hope
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