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Old 09-14-2009, 04:57 AM   #1
kai12
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Xorg server crashes at random(?) times after upgrade to lenny


Hi all,

I've just recently upgraded to lenny using aptitude (following the instructions on debian.org. All went smoothly, and almost everything is working fine.

I have had my X server crash twice since then, both times when I simply doubleclicked a running application. There is some indication of problems in the Xorg.log file, but it's not helpful to me -- can you help me understand?

cheers, kai


Here is an excerpt from my Xorg.log (I grepped for warnings (WW)):
Code:
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi" does not exist.
(WW) intel: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) found
(WW) intel(0): PRB0_HEAD (0x7941b24c) and PRB0_TAIL (0x00000000) indicate ring buffer not flushed
(WW) intel(0): Existing errors found in hardware state.
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x23
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x24
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x25
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x26
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x27
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x28
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x29
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2a
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2b
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2c
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2d
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2e
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x2f
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x30
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x31
(WW) AIGLX: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x32
And here are the final lines of the Xorg.log:
Code:
(II) Configured Mouse: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded
Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic, removing from list!
Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
pgetbl_ctl: 0x9ffc0001 getbl_err: 0x00000000
ipeir: 0x00000000 iphdr: 0x7d000006
LP ring tail: 0x0001b230 head: 0x0001b24c len: 0x0001f001 start 0x00000000
eir: 0x0000 esr: 0x0000 emr: 0xffff
instdone: 0xfa41 instpm: 0x0000
memmode: 0x00000108 instps: 0x800f04c4
hwstam: 0xfffe ier: 0x0002 imr: 0x0008 iir: 0x00d0
Ring at virtual 0xa794f000 head 0x1b24c tail 0x1b230 count 32761
	0001b1cc: 02000000
	0001b1d0: 54f00006
	0001b1d4: 03cc2000
	0001b1d8: 00280420
	0001b1dc: 002c0424
	0001b1e0: 01000000
	0001b1e4: 00000000
	0001b1e8: 00000010
	0001b1ec: 02000000
	0001b1f0: 54f00006
	0001b1f4: 03cc2000
	0001b1f8: 00280424
	0001b1fc: 002c0428
	0001b200: 01000000
	0001b204: 00000000
	0001b208: 00000010
	0001b20c: 02000000
	0001b210: 54f00006
	0001b214: 03cc2000
	0001b218: 00280428
	0001b21c: 002c042c
	0001b220: 01000000
	0001b224: 00000000
	0001b228: 00000010
	0001b22c: 02000000
	0001b230: 00000000
	0001b234: 00000000
	0001b238: 00000000
	0001b23c: 00000000
	0001b240: 00000000
	0001b244: 00000000
	0001b248: 00000000
	0001b24c: 00000000
Ring end
space: 20 wanted 32
(II) intel(0): [drm] removed 1 reserved context for kernel
(II) intel(0): [drm] unmapping 8192 bytes of SAREA 0xf938f000 at 0xb7a80000
(II) intel(0): [drm] Closed DRM master.

Fatal server error:
lockup

(II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch
(II) intel(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 0
(II) intel(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 1
(II) intel(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 2
(II) intel(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 3
(II) intel(0): xf86UnbindGARTMemory: unbind key 4
 
Old 09-16-2009, 03:42 PM   #2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kai12 View Post
Hi all,

I've just recently upgraded to lenny using aptitude (following the instructions on debian.org. All went smoothly, and almost everything is working fine.

I have had my X server crash twice since then, both times when I simply doubleclicked a running application. There is some indication of problems in the Xorg.log file, but it's not helpful to me -- can you help me understand?

cheers, kai


Here is an excerpt from my Xorg.log (I grepped for warnings (WW)):
Code:
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi" does not exist.
(WW) The directory "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi" does not exist.
(WW) intel: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) found
[...]
Well this might be nothing more than a starting point, but you may make use of the gradually improving auto-detect features and try to refresh your old xserver configuration with
Code:
$> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
It usually solves a lot of issues. The fonts and much more was moved, so the warnings above could be fixed by searching and entering correct paths in /etc/X11/xorg.conf very easily.

Good luck.

BTW: You may wish to ask back. Well, since I live in Saxony, you could write a private message in German as well ...
 
Old 09-17-2009, 02:03 AM   #3
kai12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hasienda View Post
Well this might be nothing more than a starting point, but you may make use of the gradually improving auto-detect features and try to refresh your old xserver configuration with
Code:
$> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
It usually solves a lot of issues. The fonts and much more was moved, so the warnings above could be fixed by searching and entering correct paths in /etc/X11/xorg.conf very easily.

Good luck.

BTW: You may wish to ask back. Well, since I live in Saxony, you could write a private message in German as well ...

Thanks hasienda!

I tried dpkg-reconfigure to no avail.
After browsing a lot of similar bug reports, I followed the suggestion
to disable acceleration:
Code:
Option "NoAccel"
and have had no crashes since then (i.e. for about 2 days).
For reference, it was also mentioned that switching to a different
acceleration mode might be a workaround, i.e.
Code:
Option		"AccelMethod" 			"XAA"
but I haven't tried this myself.

The bug seems to be fixed in debian squeeze or sid, but upgrading
xserver-xorg-video-intel had too many dependencies to be an option
for me.

cheers, kai
 
  


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