freebsd-7.0b1 xorg-7.3_1 runs only once

Mark Atkinson atkin901 at
Fri Nov 2 16:06:58 PDT 2007

J.R. Oldroyd wrote:
> Adding some additional information...
> On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 18:34:51 -0400, "J.R. Oldroyd" <fbsd at> wrote:
>> xorg-7.3_1 runs fine, but just once.
>> Subsequent attempts to start xorg result in:
>> (EE) I810(0): V_BIOS address 0x0 out of range
>> (EE) I810(0): VBE initialization failed.
>> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
> Noticed that running xorg the first time loads drm and i915.  I also see
> that i915.ko and drm.ko are modules.  On unloading them, I see this:
> drm0: detached
> Warning: memory type drm leaked memory on destroy (4 allocations, 128
> bytes leaked).
> Reloading them and running xorg again doesn't fix the V_BIOS out of
> range problem; xorg still doesn't start more than once.
> Since my last posting I have recompiled the kernel and all the xorg
> ports just to make sure I didn't mess something up the first time.  No
> change.
> I'd appreciate thoughts from someone who's into stuff like V_BIOS and
> drm and i915 and xorg.
> -jr

I also have this problem on with the i915 module.  There are some
differences in agp between -current/7.0 and -stable, but i915 and drm have
been MFC'd between stable and current, so I'm not sure what's up.

Mark Atkinson
atkin901 at

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