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Re: [suse-amd64] ATI driver hangs the machine when switching users
  • From: Mike <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 19:02:29 +0100
  • Message-id: <200602191902.29195.mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 19 February 2006 18:44, Sunny wrote:
Hi,

> Hi,
> sorry for the double-post, but I do not know if this is 64-bit
> specific, as I do not have 32-bit intsallation to test.

I do..

> Anyway:
> SuSE 10 x86_64
> kernel 2.6.13-15.8-default
> xorg - 6.8.2-100.2
> ati prop. driver - 8.22.5-x86_64 (tried 8.21.7 - same problem)
> videocard - ATI X800 - ExpressPCI
videocard ATI X700 AGP


> Looks like the problem is with the ati proprietary driver, as if I
> uninstall it and use the generic one, everything works just fine.

It probably is as I have much the same problem. I don't even have to log
in as another user. Just switch to a console, and then try to get back.
System hangs and forces a hard reset.

Now, this is only on my 32 bit system, as my 64bit won't accept the ati
driver (laptop)

Mike

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