On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 06:15:33PM -0000, Ian Pratt wrote:
> > Hmm, my laptop (82855PM, Radeon Mobility 7500) just reboots if my
> > old X server (XF86 4.3.99) tries to use DRM (kernel module from
> > 2.6.11.x) :-(
> OK, we thought this was a danger of building AGP in the default config,
Well, the fact that it's enabled in the SUSE kernel config does not
directly depend on your default config ;-)
> but it had been in 2.0-testing for some time and we hadn't had any
I thought it worked before, but that was because intel-agp did not
crash the machine; the radeon DRM module was missing ...
> Please can you say exactly which modules are being loaded and used.
If I disable radeon, everything is fine.
> you can get a serial line on the laptop to capture an oops message that
> would be really helpful.
The laptop has no serial port :-(
I don't see an oops; does xen reboot the machine if domain 0 oopses?
I could try noreboot to see whether this is the case, I guess?
> If you know how to tweak the Xconfig to avoid using AGP/DRM as a
> temporary measure that would be useful to put in the faq.
mv radeon.ko radeon.ko_
is what I used.
> If you're having success with particular AGP or DRM modules that would
> be helpful to hear about too.
I will have to test on more machines.
It seems to work on most, but I have to check whether DRM is used
Kurt Garloff <kurt@xxxxxxxxxx> [Koeln, DE]
Physics:Plasma modeling <garloff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [TU Eindhoven, NL]
Linux: SUSE Labs (Director) <garloff@xxxxxxx> [Novell Inc]
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