Bug 13230

Summary: SubSection "Display" Causing Server to Hang with xserver-xorg-video-ati 6.7.196
Product: xorg Reporter: James Spencer <jamessp>
Component: Server/GeneralAssignee: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: normal    
Priority: medium    
Version: 7.3 (2007.09)   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 10101    
Description Flags
xorg.conf none

Description James Spencer 2007-11-13 14:01:20 UTC
As of driver 6.7.196 whenever I start on XServer with SubSection "Display" in the Section "Screen" of my xorg.conf the server hangs and CTRL + ALT + Backspace doesn't restart it. The solution was to simply comment this section of the conf file, but the behaviour wasn't very graceful.

I've attached the log and a conf file.
Comment 1 James Spencer 2007-11-13 14:01:49 UTC
Created attachment 12520 [details] [review]
Comment 2 James Spencer 2007-11-13 14:02:07 UTC
Created attachment 12521 [details]
Comment 3 Alex Deucher 2007-12-11 09:28:42 UTC
This sounds like an xserver issue.
Comment 4 Michel Dänzer 2008-05-27 23:06:18 UTC
Is this still reproducible with the current driver and the xserver 1.5 branch? If so, can you try atttaching gdb to the X server process when it hangs, getting a backtrace and attaching it?
Comment 5 James Spencer 2008-05-27 23:14:31 UTC
As of whatever versions of the xserver and ati driver are shipping today in Debian experimental / unstable the problem is gone. Feel free to close. Thanks.

(I just uncommented the lines and CTRL + ALT + Backspaced... Nope, no hang.)

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