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RE: [Xen-devel] Xorg & xen problems

On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 23:37 +0100, Ian Pratt wrote:
> >     While looking into bugzilla #76. The first thing you 
> > notice (if you are using an IBM thinkpad (w/ati radeon 
> > video)) is that when Xstarts it never fully comes up. I 
> > checked the xorg log and while it can see the video card it 
> > just stops!?  Now on my Thinkcenter desktop with i810 
> > integrated graphics it will start X. But when you kill X you 
> > just end up with a blank screen. The machine is not crashed 
> > .. but no way to use the console anymore.
> >     
> >     Rolling back to a changeset from June 9th using 
> > kernel I have no problem getting Xorg up and going 
> > on my Thinkpad. I think something has gone wrong when 
> > switching to 2.6.12 or some Xen change between June9th & July 
> > 12th is causing this. Any ideas?
> It would be great if you could do a 'binary chop' between June 9 and
> July 12 to try and narrow the changeset down. 
That's what I'm currently upto actually...Just takes forever to
recompile every time...hopefully I'll find it quickly.

> I'm wandering if vm86 mode has been partially broken?
> Ian 
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