Re: 2.6.11-mm2 + Radeon crash

From: Dave Airlie
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 20:17:13 EST

> When I try to start X, my machine reboots. The screen goes dark as
> usual when setting the video mode, but then I get a beep and I'm
> greeted with the BIOS boot messages. This happened 4/5 times i've
> tried, and once the video mode was actually set (at least I saw the
> usual X b/w pattern with some random framebuffer garbage), the machine
> didn't reboot but after that nothing happened. My keyboard was still
> responsive (ie NumLock LED would still go on/off), but i could neither
> kill X with CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE nor could i switch back to console, so
> I ended up pressing reset.
> After the crashes I booted with a rescue CD to examine the logs, but I
> could not find any obvious errors.
> Everything works nicely on 2.6.10 and earlier kernels. I'm in the
> process of building to see if the crash occurs there.
> Here is some info on my system:
> I've got an Athlon 1000C on a VIA KT133 chipset and a Radeon 7200 (the
> original Radeon with 32MB SDR RAM). I'm running Debian/sid.

A copy of /var/log/XFree86.0.log and a copy of dmesg and copy of your
.config if you could .. main things of interest whether you have fb
drivers and drm drivers..

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