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Re: firefox is regularly dying



On Mon, 13 Apr 2009, Antonio Olivares wrote:

>
> >   however, i'm fighting with another issue as well:
> >
> >     https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495454
> >
> > in a nutshell, with the radeon driver, if i bring up a gimp
> > (PNG) file
> > to work on, the instant i try to move that gimp image
> > window, lockup.
> > as you can see, that has nothing to do with firefox. with
> > the vesa
> > driver, no problem.
> >
> > at this point, i'm reasonably convinced it's a
> > radeon driver issue,
> > but i'm going to leave it to smarter minds to dig
> > through what i've
> > posted and see what they can find.
> >
> > rday
> > --
> >
>
> Fair enough.  It could be a number of things.  Hopefully they get
> corrected so that these problems can be taken care off.  I'll try
> the gimp if I have a chance and see if it too freezes the system.

  we've isolated it to the fact that i need the directive

  Option "AccelMethod" "XAA"

in my xorg.conf.  that solves the issues i've been having.

rday
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