Thinkpad R51 + xf86-video-intel-2.7.1_3 = lockup
cwhiteh at onetel.com
Sun Nov 7 00:24:09 UTC 2010
On 11/06/10 23:12, Chris Brennan wrote:
> 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
All installed from packages. The packages are from two different builds
in a tinderbox with two different sets of ports.
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