[Bug 24533] Re: Fail to boot smp kernel
rtg at aapsc.com
Tue Sep 19 02:52:13 UTC 2006
I found an old Matrox Millenium PCI video card, and swapped it into this
lspci reports it as:
VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA 2064W [Millennium] (rev 01)
With it, I've been able to boot the 686SMP kernel, and startx with KDE. It's been running all of ten minutes now, but that's ten minutes more than I ever got with the ATI card(AGP).
...so it's looking more and more like this is really a manifestation of the 686/ATI 'random lockup' problem that the fellow at cipherfunk claims to have fixed. I posted his kernel patch here earlier. Here is his patch for the xorg driver.
** Attachment added: "Patch for xorg ati driver"
Fail to boot smp kernel
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