Subject: Re: System crash with -current and XFree86
To: Eric Jacoboni <>
From: Matt Doughty <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/2001 01:22:25
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:20:15PM +0100, Eric Jacoboni wrote:
> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <> writes:
> Tom> Updating to -current as of 2001-11-06, my system consistently
> Tom> crashes the second time the graphical use of the console is
> Tom> initialized.
> I'm better ;-) With a current kernel build tonight, the system boots
> ok. As soon as i run startx, pfffit, black screen: no reboot, unable
> to access it via network (system down). The only solution is the big
> button: nothing in the logs.
> Booting with previous kernel fixes the problem.
OK then its not just me. Could be different behavior depending on hardware.
I have a radeon in my system, and as soon as xdm comes up video signal
disappears. Old kernel fixes the problem.