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From: Dave Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Jonathan McDowell <noodles@earth.li>,
	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 08:16:49 +0000 (GMT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.0.82.0803040816180.24971@skynet.skynet.ie> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080303224830.28e98b2b.akpm@linux-foundation.org>

On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Mar 2008 19:35:11 +0000 Jonathan McDowell <noodles@earth.li> wrote:
> 
> > If I enable CONFIG_DRM_RADEON under 2.6.25-rc3 then starting up
> > X using the xf86-video-ati driver (6.8.0 or latest git) causes the
> > machine to become unresponsive; while it still pings and will accept
> > incoming connections they never actually complete and it's not possible
> > to login over a serial console (the actual video console doesn't display
> > anything and the monitor reports a loss of sync).
> > 
> > Disabling the kernel DRM option results in X running successfully.
> > Likewise 2.6.24 works fine with DRM enabled, presumably because the
> > support for the RS690 was only added in 2.6.25-rc
> > 
> > The last messages from the kernel before it becomes unresponsive are:
> > 
> > [drm] Setting GART location based on new memory map
> > [drm] Loading R300 Microcode
> > [drm] writeback test succeeded in 1 usecs
> > 
> > The motherboard in question is an ASUS M2A-VM HDMI, with the analog VGA
> > output being used. The machine is running an AMD64 with Debian unstable.
> > I have put the output of lspci, a non drm Xorg.log and a drm Xorg.log
> > at:
> > 
> > http://the.earth.li/~noodles/xorg-ati-drm/lspci
> > http://the.earth.li/~noodles/xorg-ati-drm/Xorg.0.log-nodrm
> > http://the.earth.li/~noodles/xorg-ati-drm/Xorg.0.log-drm
> > 
> > If I can provide any more useful information please let me know.
> > 
> 
> Did 2.6.24 work OK with all the same userspace software?
> 

We haven't actually released any userspace software properly yet, its all 
experimental at this point until we debug the hardware some more..

Dave.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04  8:16 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 [this message]
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
2008-03-04 18:02           ` Alex Deucher

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