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Old 03-03-2005, 07:28 AM   #1
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ati's latest fglrx driver fglrx_4_3_0-8.10.19-1 crashes


does anyone have a solution? Since i changed my graphics card to a sapphire radeon 9200SE 128MB and since i changed to the latest fglrx driver in dual head mode, my mandrake 9.2 linux box crashes often. When i start fgl_glxgears then my primary screen gets random errors. The most time my box crashes when browsing with mozilla. When i restart my X, it consumes 100% CPU Time and blows my messages with:

Mar 2 10:16:56 mymachine kernel: [fglrx:firegl_lock] *ERROR* Procsing kernel context 0x00000000
Mar 2 10:16:56 mymachine kernel: [fglrx:firegl_lock] *ERROR* Process 3235 is using kernel context 0x00000000
Mar 2 10:16:57 mymachine last message repeated 50 times

i can kill that process and restart X remote.

I thing fglrx is crap. Can someone guide me to another driver that can be configured to use the dual headed display?


Old 03-06-2005, 02:50 AM   #2
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Timing Problem?

It is probably a timing problem? Today i got these messages:

Mar 6 09:42:02 mymachine kernel: sing kernel context 0x00000000
Mar 6 09:42:02 mymachine kernel: [fglrx:firegl_lock] *ERROR* Process 1373 is using kernel context 0x00000000

Note that the Error string is crapled. It should read "Process xxxx is using kernel context" but it reads "sing kernel context". I think that fglrx driver has some major bugs. But i don't know how to contact Ati.


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