> On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 12:24:50AM +0200, Ben Twijnstra wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> > Seen the same behaviour; you're not alone. I'm running XF86 4.0.3 with
> > a G400. My guess is that mga_drv goes into some local loop while trying
> > to restore the display. mga_drv at that moment has I/O privileges and if
> > it hangs, Linux hangs too.
> It is problem with their driver. Their are resetting too much of
> hardware state during mode switches and if someone accesses memory
> at that moment, whole thing locks up your PCI bus - if you have ATX
> box, try hitting poweroff button next time it lockups. If poweroff
> does not work you'll have bad time to get it debugged. If poweroff
> button works, you can try kdb...
> On my machine it is 100% reproducible if I run 'fbtv -k' and start X.
> It will die immediately.
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