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Re: firefox is regularly dying



On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 09:04:04 +0200
Matej Cepl <mcepl redhat com> wrote:

> On 2009-04-13, 21:31 GMT, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >> 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.
> 
> What's your graphics card? Please file a bug against 
> xorg-x11-drv-{ati,intel,nouveau,whatever} component and don't 
> forget to attach /etc/X11/xorg.conf (if any exists), 
> /var/log/dmesg, and /var/log/Xorg.0.log as separate uncompressed 
> attachments.

Robert did that, it's at :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495454

On some RS690s, EXA causes lock-ups, switching to XAA solves the problem.

Robert, could you check that your laptop is running the latest BIOS
from the manufacturer ?

Thanks

François


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