ATI Radeon LW RV200 Mobility 7500 M7 locks up on X exit

Ted Faber faber at
Tue Feb 15 17:16:05 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 11:40:01PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2011, Ted Faber wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 08:58:31PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> >> Updated the T42 tonight, which has the same video.  -STABLE as of today,
> >> all ports updated as of today, and it seems fine.  At least no lock up
> >> on restarting X or shutting down.  Your xorg.conf had some interesting
> >> things, including XAA acceleration, which I didn't notice before.
> >> Here's the one from this machine, comments stripped.  Composite enabled
> >> does not provide composite, but otherwise no problems noticed:
> >
> > I tried that xorg.conf, and still got the lockups.  The acceleration was
> > less effective as well.
> EXA is what it picks by default, and I did find that composite works 
> now.  The ChipID matches yours, 0x4c57.  The BIOS on this system is 3.23 
> (1RETDRWW), it has 1.5G of RAM.  I have dbus, hal, and moused enabled in 
> rc.conf.

All that is the same as mine (down to the 1.5 G of RAM (!)).

I do have an IBM wireless card in it that didn't come with the box but
is one of the models that recommends.  I also have an SSD
in for the disk, but that's the extent of the oddness (I hope).

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