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Re: Help with crashing X server
On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Dave Berger <dberg%y2010.dberg.net@localhost>
> I had a problem on 5.x/amd64 with X11 crashing upon exit (as well
> as after running for awhile) too.
> If you're willing to explore your options without any guarantee
> that they are the right way to go for you, here's what I did that I
> believe cleared up the problem for me (although I don't know why):
> . explicitly disable dri and/or dri2 in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, i.e.:
> --- /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bad 2010-03-22 11:22:06.000000000 -0400
> +++ /etc/X11/xorg.conf 2009-10-01 18:33:05.000000000 -0400
> @@ -24,4 +24,5 @@
> Load "dbe"
> - Load "dri"
> - Load "dri2"
> +## Load "dri"
> + Disable "dri"
> +## Load "dri2"
> Load "extmod"
> . and, rebuild kernel with LKM support removed
> There's a guild to building a custom NetBSD kernel online, the
> location of which I don't remember; but can be found via web search
> engines. (You may well not even need the guide, but just in
> case . . .).
> Does this give you enough to go on?
> Cheers, --Dave
> Boston, MA
Thanks for your response. I commented out the dri module (there was no dri2
module) and rebuilt the kernel with LKM support removed (commented out the
line with LKM) but this has had no effect on X crashing on me. This doesn't
surprise me, as our symptoms are somewhat unrelated.
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