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

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Feb 16 00:06:05 UTC 2011

On Tue, 15 Feb 2011, Chris H wrote:

> On Tue, February 15, 2011 12:21 pm, Warren Block wrote:
>> So many people were using AEI that I decided to write an article about
>> it:
> Fun reading, thanks for sharing. :)


> purely a question of semantics; I notice you consistently use
> "On" || "Off"
> Xorg(1) -configure emits "true"||"false"
> Do you, or anyone else know conclusively whether it's simply a matter of:
> On||Off||true||false||1||0
> or is it /only/ one, or more of the above pairs? Just curious.

"On" and "Off" are more readable to me, but you can use any of those.  See
   % man xorg.conf | less +/Boolean

> In your defense to an earlier comment I made; it essentially /is/
> a "crap shoot" when it comes to setting up Xorg(1). While Xorg(1) -configure
> is intended to get a "functional" version of X(7) up, and running. Hardware,
> is not Hardware, is not Hardware. So a lot of "trial, and error" /will/ be
> required to obtain an "optimal" X(7) environment for a specific combination
> of hardware. :)

Agreed, particularly for older hardware like this Dell 4300 with a 
GeForce 440 card in it.

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