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From: "JoJo jojo" <onetwojojo@gmail.com>
To: "Dave Airlie" <airlied@linux.ie>
Cc: "Jonathan McDowell" <noodles@earth.li>,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	xorg-driver-ati@lists.x.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.25-rc3 + RS690 + DRM + xf86-video-ati hang
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 22:43:50 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <226dee610803040913h4718b61r4310fa78938bc386@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.0.82.0803041120400.24971@skynet.skynet.ie>

Is 128 MB some sort of a sweet spot for ram allocated to gpu  ?
(hard coded?)

First Alex suggested that, & now you.

(asking 'coz i used 256 MB while testing)

-JoJo

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie> wrote:
> >
>  > Is xf86-driver-ati 6.8.0 not a proper release? I'm pretty sure the
>  > combination of that, 2.6.25-rc3 and CONFIG_DRM_RADEON causes my machine
>  > to become unresponsive. I only tried a git build of the driver after the
>  > released version was causing issues.
>
>  Yes we made a mistake with 6.8.0 enabling DRI on rs680 chips before we
>  knew it worked for everyone, I may be still able to fix this in the kernel
>  but there is a good chance that it'll require a 6.8.1 userspace, I can't
>  do anything else about it..
>
>  Jonathan I appreciate the bug report, I'm more saying to Andrew that
>  getting DRI right on new chipsets is non-trivial as there are lot of
>  configurations we can't test until we actually push the code to users..
>  and in this case you are one of those..
>
>  you might try setting the VRAM in your BIOS to 128MB instead of Auto and
>  seeing it helps..
>
>  I'll be trying to fix the problem properly quite soon.
>
>  The correct workaround is to add Option "DRI" "Off" to xorg.conf or for me
>  to travel back in time and unrelease 6.8.0. Removing the kernel DRI
>  support will just break lots of working systems.
>
>  Dave.
>
>
>   >
>  > Replacing 2.6.25-rc3 with 2.6.24 (still with CONFIG_DRM_RADEON enabled)
>  > results in a machine that boots to GDM successfully. Likewise if I
>  > disable CONFIG_DRM_RADEON in 2.6.25-rc3 the machine boots to GDM ok.
>  >
>  > J.
>  >
>  >
>
>
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>

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04 17:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-01 19:35 Jonathan McDowell
2008-03-02 19:23 ` Alex Deucher
2008-03-04  6:48 ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-04  8:16   ` Dave Airlie
2008-03-04  8:51     ` Jonathan McDowell
2008-03-04  9:13       ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-04  9:24         ` Dave Airlie
2008-03-04 10:33           ` Jonathan McDowell
2008-03-04 11:23       ` Dave Airlie
2008-03-04 17:13         ` JoJo jojo [this message]
2008-03-04 18:02           ` Alex Deucher

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