Re: Strange hangs (me too!!!)

Geert Uytterhoeven (
Fri, 6 Mar 1998 18:06:51 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, Dominik Weis wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, Hubert Mantel wrote:
> > On 5 Mar 1998, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> >
> > > I've reported this to the XFree86 people but they apparently ignored
> > > the report.
> >
> > The XFree86 people apparently do not ignore bug reports.
> >
> > It is a known problem that starting the Matrox server on certain
> > motherboards can hang the system in about 5% of the cases. As of Feb 98
> > the reason for this problem was still unknown. Not knowing how to solve a
> > problem does not mean ignoring it.
> >
> Could somebody tell me on what motherboards it will happen. I will have to
> use the Matrox server on a Tyan motherboard. Will I have such problems. I
> could switch to an ASUS motherboard if that would help.

I guess it's the boards with the i430TX chipset. There's a similar problem with
S3 ViRGE/VX and some motherboards. We have problems with an ASUS i430TX and a
Diamond Stealth 3D 3400.



Geert Uytterhoeven           
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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