FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE always hang

Michael Proto mike at
Fri Nov 30 10:08:34 PST 2007

Unga wrote:
> Mine is also an ATI Radeon card:
> ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] rev 1
> Chipset ATI Radeon 9200PRO 5960 (AGP)
> I cannot ssh to the machine while its freezes. It says
> 'no route to host'. That is, the machine is completely
> dead.
> The other thing is, FreeBSD installer has not
> installed an xorg.conf.
> I have created an xorg.conf using Xorg -configure and
> moved to /etc/X11/. Adjusted the HorizSync and
> VertRefresh to match the monitor, driver I used "ati",
> added Modes and an DRI section with Mode 0666.
> If it crashes again I'll let the list know.

Just a thought, but you might also want to try using the VESA X driver
for a while and see if the same symptoms persist. Its slower than a
native driver but can also be used to identify if the X driver is in
fact causing problems.


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