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From: Amal D'Silva (amalsummnet.com)
Date: Mon Jan 21 2002 - 06:26:01 CST
At 01:05 PM 1/19/02 -0500, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> > > I have a UP2k+ with dual 833/4MB DDR CPUs (SRM 5.8-81) with 18 GB
> > > SCSI and > an Oxygen VX1 32 MB card running RH7.1 ( kernel 2.4.3-12
> > > smp) and XF86 > 4.0.3-21
> > >
> > > The system is working fine at the Linux command line, but on starting X,
> > > the system randomly hangs with the keyboard locking completely and the
> > > display going blank. Sometimes it launches X correctly and in such
> > > it works fine.
>Something to try immediately: disable hardware cursor via:
> Option "SWCursor"
>in the Device Section. VX1 is nasty WRT the amount of time it takes
>to change the cursor shape, and sometimes this causes problems.
With Option"SWcursor", the problem still persisted, but seems to have been
solved once I used the "no_accel" option (in addition) . The system is a
compute server and fast graphics is preferable, but not terribly important.
>Two other suggestions:
>I. use a much later kernel, say 2.4.16/17, than the stock one in RH7.1
>2. download and build XFree86 4.2.0 which is just released, I believe.
Will need to download 4.2.0 and try. kind of slow with a dial-up connection :-(
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