[Pkg-fglrx-devel] Bug#571272: Bug#571272: Solving segfault with 10-3~prerelease

Pascal Giard evilynux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 17:06:51 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Patrick Matthäi <pmatthaei at debian.org> wrote:
> On 05.04.2010 18:34, Hámorszky Balázs wrote:
>> On 2010-04-05 18:09, Pascal Giard wrote:
>>> Hey there Hámorszky,
>>> few minutes ago I was also getting a segfault with 10-3~prerelease
>>> and Xorg 7.5 .
>>> Following advices from a Ubuntu bug entry, I went ahead and backed up
>>> my xorg.conf before doing an "aticonfig --initial".
>>> I then edited my xorg.conf to clean it (removed double entries and
>>> made sure some of my customization stayed in (e.g. touchscreen/pen
>>> stuff)).
>>> And voilŕ, fglrx 10-3~prerelease + Xorg 7.5 now work as a charm!
>>> You may want to try the same.
>>> Cheers,
>>> -Pascal
>> regenerating xorg.conf helped. thx for the tip.
> Thanks to both of you for further investigations of the problem.
> Now it would be quite nice to know, which options exactly generate this
> problems, so we could document it!
> Could you both send us your old (not working) and the new generated
> xorg.conf?
> --
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> Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,
>  Patrick Matthäi
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FWIW Patrick, I don't know if aticonfig only touches xorg.conf or if
it also touches some ati-specific files...
If it's a matter of xorg.conf, it seems to be either DPMS or a
required display subsection.

In any case, here are the old one and the new one.


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