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

Ted Faber faber at
Tue Feb 15 17:19:24 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 09:17:41AM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2011, Boris Kochergin wrote:
> >
> > Ahoy. Just thought I'd add what I've observed about the problem. Back when I 
> > first encountered it on a T42, in the 7.x or 8.x days, it would manifest 
> > itself reliably on X shutdown, but only when X was shut down for the second 
> > time since the machine had been booted (ditching the ATI driver in favor of 
> > VESA was a workaround). Nowadays, on T40s and T42s running -CURRENT, it is 
> > sporadic, but much more frequent when the laptops are running on battery as 
> > opposed to AC power. Whether or not HAL is present doesn't seem to affect it.
> Maybe ACPI related.  I haven't seen the problem at all (ever, that I can 
> recall), but haven't been testing on battery.  Still using 
> xf86-video-ati-6.13.2 on this one, but the new 6.14.0 might make a 
> difference.

FWIW, I'm using xf86-video-ati-6.13.2 as well.  I also have a slow
resume problem, so ACPI problems are a possibility.  There's an ACPI
error in the boot log of my initial message.

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