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Re: X still freezing once in a while

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 9:14 PM, iarly selbir | ski0s <iarlyy gmail com> wrote:
> I have same problem here.

Me too, on a Lenovo ThinkPad T400 (as thread starter),
Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics
Controller (rev 07) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Smolt: http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_8c3b9b48-bcf7-4f9d-9aab-183e80ba73e4

I also run an updated Rawhide, initially using UXA (the default when
there is no xorg.conf), but due to corrupted display when I started
emacs in graphics mode, I put up an minimalistic xorg.conf and chose
I'm not 100% sure if I did have or didn't have the freezes when using
UXA, but I do get freezes when I use EXA.

At one point I thought it was due to java (jre-1.6.0_13-fcs.x86_64),
so I shut down all java stuff (killall java, turn off java globally in
konqueror, etc). Things didn't stabilize, so now I have gcaldaemon
running (java app), and use EXA, but no desktop effects, just plain
What I've experienced is:
- X just freeze, I can move the mouse, but keyboard is dead.
- X just crash, I'm kicked out to the login screen
- When I resume, it seems I am given a vt that doesn't actually work,
but has an static image of the graphical screen, ie. I cannot move the
mouse, and no keyboard input is recorded. However, if I press
ctrl-alt-f1, I'm back in X, and things works.
- The lockup behavior might be dependent on whether I have been
through a suspend/resume cycle.
- Using EXA, I have seen corrupted glyphs on the screen (eg. "f" and
"t" are a bit shortened, and have an extra dash in them). I've also
seen random colored lines at random places on the screen.

I have:

> I'm following this bug
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476743

I've seen this too, but *only* when using desktop effects or compiz.

Here's a report on KMS+UXA:

It might very well be two or more different bugs (EXA vs UXA etc), but
equally annoying all of them...

(messerting on irc freenode)

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