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Re: F10 freezes when running glxgears



On Sat, 2008-12-06 at 02:11 -0800, Konstantin Svist wrote:
> I just built a new system and installed F10-KDE from the Live CD.
> The CD refused to boot into full graphical/install mode so I used text
> install.
> 
> It looks like the system now freezes when there are certain graphical
> applications being run.
> glxgears always makes the system freeze. I'm sure there are others, but
> this one is easiest to test.
> 
> Interesting tidbits:
> * glxgears runs smoothly for a second or two before the freeze.
> * there's a bit of very faint high-pitched whining (apparently from my
> video card) while glxgears is running. Not sure if that's normal. Never
> had problems with this card before, though.
> * SysRq/REISUB doesn't work. I've tested it without the freeze and it
> works like a charm, then.
> 
> Hardware:
> Q6600
> Asus P5N7A-VM
> ATI X800 GT (X800PRO)
> 
> There's no xorg.conf, X automatically recognizes everything. According
> to Xorg.0.log, ati/radeon driver is used. I've tried creating xorg.conf
> with system-config-display (no effect), and tried setting it to radeonhd
> (my videocard is not supported by it).
> Can't try fglrx, as it's not available yet...
> 
> 
> What is the next step, if there is one?

run glxinfo and report the result to the group


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