Bug 21573 - [i945gme] Xorg crashes on startup (UXA bug)
Summary: [i945gme] Xorg crashes on startup (UXA bug)
Alias: None
Product: xorg
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Driver/intel (show other bugs)
Version: 7.4 (2008.09)
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: high critical
Assignee: Carl Worth
QA Contact: Xorg Project Team
URL: https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubunt...
Keywords: NEEDINFO
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-05-05 13:18 UTC by Bryce Harrington
Modified: 2009-06-03 10:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
i915 platform:
i915 features:

XorgConf.txt (1.25 KB, text/plain)
2009-05-05 13:19 UTC, Bryce Harrington
no flags Details
XorgLog.txt (21.12 KB, text/plain)
2009-05-05 13:19 UTC, Bryce Harrington
no flags Details

Description Bryce Harrington 2009-05-05 13:18:25 UTC
Forwarding this bug from a Ubuntu reporter:

With UXA, when I load up Xorg I may or may not see corrupted images on my screen. However, no matter what, half a second later, the screen goes black and I can't Alt+Ctrl+F<n> to a command prompt.

I'm using an Intel 945GME Express [8086:27ae] (rev 03).

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.6.3-0ubuntu8
Also tested:  2.7.0 from Ubuntu's x-updates
ProcVersion: Linux version 2.6.27-8-eeepc-lean (root@adamm-laptop) (gcc version 4.3.2 (Ubuntu 4.3.2-1ubuntu11) ) #1 SMP Sun Nov 16 12:45:01 MST 2008
SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-video-intel
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-8-eeepc-lean i686

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Memory Controller Hub [8086:27ac] (rev 03)
     Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:830f]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:27ae] (rev 03)
     Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:830f]
Comment 1 Bryce Harrington 2009-05-05 13:19:14 UTC
 distro:             Ubuntu
 architecture:       i686
 kernel:             2.6.27-8-eeepc-lean
 xserver-xorg:       1:7.4~5ubuntu18
 mesa:               7.4-0ubuntu1
 libdrm:             2.4.5-0ubuntu4
 -intel:             2:2.6.3-0ubuntu8
 -ati:               1:6.12.1-0ubuntu2
Comment 2 Bryce Harrington 2009-05-05 13:19:39 UTC
Created attachment 25491 [details]
Comment 3 Bryce Harrington 2009-05-05 13:19:58 UTC
Created attachment 25492 [details]
Comment 4 MindVirus 2009-05-05 21:55:20 UTC
Hi, I'm the original reporter.
Comment 5 Jesse Barnes 2009-05-11 11:21:24 UTC
Adjusting severity: crashes & hangs should be marked critical.
Comment 6 Eric Anholt 2009-05-12 15:15:11 UTC
UXA never worked on non-GEM kernels until after 2.7.0.  Please try, which includes a series of fixes that got it working for me.
Comment 7 Carl Worth 2009-06-03 10:18:02 UTC
As Eric says, this should be resolved with more recent versions of the driver. Please feel free to re-open the bug report if you upgrade and still have problems.

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