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Re: CVS XFree86 i830 failure on DELL inspiron 2600



On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 04:20:12PM -0500, David Dawes wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 01:53:50PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 06:23:24PM -0500, David Dawes wrote:
> >> On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 09:00:43PM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> >> >
> >> >Hi,
> >> >
> >> >I just tried CVS XFree86 on my DELL Inspiron 2600 with Intel 82830MP
> >> >Integrated Video running under NetBSD/i386, and got bad results ...
> >> >This machine worked flawlessly with the previous release (4.4.0), with
> >> >1024x768, depth 16.
> >> >
> >> >When i try to start the server, problems begins ... The LFP remains
> >> >black and the server start eating all the CPU !
[...]
> >The process is looping in `X86EMU_exec()'.
> 
> Yes.  One thing to do to help eliminate components outside of the driver
> is to go back to the modular server, but replace the int10 and vbe
> modules with those from 4.4.0.

Done. Got the same results :-(

> Another useful piece of information, if possible, would be to
> compare the results with Linux on similar hardware when using the
> vm86 version of the int10 module vs the x86emu version.

Don't know much about linux ... But i checked the 4.4.99.901 snapshot
with CentOS 3.4 rescue CD, with the same results. In the same time, i
checked that the 4.3.0 server provided by the CD works fine.

> Another step would be to compare the sequence and parameters for the int10
> calls made by the 4.4.0 version of the driver vs the current version.

Will check and report a little later. Any simple way to proceed ?

-- 
Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.
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