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

Pascal Giard evilynux at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 17:37:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 1:13 PM, Patrick Matthäi <pmatthaei at debian.org> wrote:
> On 05.04.2010 19:06, Pascal Giard wrote:
>>>> 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?
>> 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.
> I think it is this change:
>        DefaultDepth     24
> +       SubSection "Display"
> +               Viewport   0 0
> +               Depth     24
> +       EndSubSection
> DefaultDepth already has to be defined in every fglrx release, without it, X
> wont start.
> Could someone verify it with his old configuration and just adding the
> subsection, that it is working then?
> Another possible change would be:
> +       Screen      0  "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0
> Or yes the dpms thing, if AMD changed the DPMS handling:
> +       Option      "DPMS" "true"

Simply adding the DPMS option to the monitor section fixes my old config file.
That sounds odd, shouldn't power management options default to working values?!

In any case, I'll keep the other changes as they seem to be good practices.

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