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From: nick black <dank@suburbanjihad.net>
To: Petr Vandrovec <VANDROVE@vc.cvut.cz>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1 + matroxfb = unuusable VC
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 14:33:49 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030721183349.GA492@suburbanjihad.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7E154527EED@vcnet.vc.cvut.cz>

Petr Vandrovec assumed the extended riemann hypothesis and showed:
> I do not think that it has anything to do with AGP, as matroxfb does not
> initiate any AGP transfers. 

indeed, the issue would only happen after switching from x back to
console.  regardless, not building agp worked aorund the 2.4 problem for
me.

> > some info:  (cmdline, dmesg, config, lspci -v -v for bridge/card):
> > video=matroxfb:vesa:0x1bb
> 
> I think that you are using fbset somewhere in your initscripts. Either
> do not do that, or apply 
> ftp://platan.vc.cvut.cz/pub/linux/matrox-latest/matroxfb-2.5.72.gz.

i am pretty sure no fbset is being employed; i find no reference to it
in /etc, nor does it seem to be installed anywhere.  i certainly haven't
set it up myself on this machine.

> And reconfigure your system to assign IRQ to the AGP devices too.
> matroxfb uses it for delivering some notifications to the userspace
> programs...
> >         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 0
> ... if it hooked IRQ0 as MGA interrupt, anything can happen.

is this a bios issue?  if not, need i try anything save the suggested
irq=pcibios?  i'll report once i get home and can try things out;
thanks!

-- 
nick black <dank@reflexsecurity.com>
"np:  nondeterministic polynomial-time
the class of dashed hopes and idle dreams." - the complexity zoo

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-21 18:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-21 18:10 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 18:33 ` nick black [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-24 23:23 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-23 23:50 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-24 22:17 ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25  0:07   ` James Simmons
2003-07-26 10:33     ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-25 12:20   ` nick black
2003-07-21 18:44 Petr Vandrovec
2003-07-21 20:02 ` nick black
2003-07-23 23:05   ` Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-18 22:39 Michel Eyckmans (MCE)
2003-07-19  6:02 ` Jurriaan
2003-07-21 17:45 ` nick black
2003-07-24 23:39 ` James Simmons

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