X11 freezes machine ...
rehsack at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 6 19:56:54 UTC 2009
2009/9/6 Jens Rehsack <rehsack at googlemail.com>:
> 2009/9/6 Paul B. Mahol <onemda at gmail.com>:
>> On 9/6/09, Jens Rehsack <rehsack at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> 2009/9/6 Paul B. Mahol <onemda at gmail.com>:
>>>> On 9/6/09, Jens Rehsack <rehsack at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I had to update my system due a harddisk failure of the boot device
>>>>> (using a new harddisk). I updated kernel+world and ports (portupgrade
>>>>> -fvarR) after csup.
>>>>> After I finished that, I tried to start gdm as usual (and as I did
>>>>> before the update) - the machine freeze and didn't recover.
>>>>> When I tried to switch to tty0, the machine begins to "beeeep".
>> Explain this in more detail.
> # startx
> <nothing happens>
> <wait 30 seconds>
> <try press <Ctrl>+<F1>, <Ctlr>+<F2> to see if another tty shows sth.
> 3rd or 4th switch the machine starts a continuous beep.
> Meanwhile I tried to type "panic" there - nothing happens, but "reset"
> reboots the machine.
> I think, I just can't see that the machine is in kernel debugger, but
> it's a panic condition.
I build a GENERIC kernel to see if it's my kernel or not - it dumps
>>>>> I tried to build the kernel without drm, without DEVICE_POLLING etc. -
>>>>> I tried to comment out nearly each option in my own kernel, which I
>>>>> had previously added.
>>>>> I tried to use the vesa driver and nouveau instead of nv, which I'd
>>>>> usually used - same results. I added the mem device back to the kernel
>>>>> config and rebuild, same result.
>>>> And your kernel is?
>>> I attached latest tried kernel and latest tried xorg.conf.
>> What FreeBSD version?
> 7.2-STABLE, yesterday last time updated.
> Best regards,
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