[ltp] Debian Testing locks up on T60

David Griffith linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 07:27:26 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 30 Jun 2011, Nate Bargmann wrote:

> Has anyone else noticed this?  I am running Debian Testing (Wheezy) on
> my T60.  I have noticed crashes that seem to be related to the Radeon
> driver since kernel 2.6.38 and still in 2.6.39, but 2.6.32 works without
> issue.
> With Debian kernel 2.6.38 the video crashes have resulted in a kernel
> panic output to the bare console with the PC speaker emitting a
> continuous beep (that'll get your attention in the middle of the
> night!).  I have had up times ranging from days to minutes. and seemed
> to not matter if OpenGL was in use or not.
> With Debian kernel 2.6.39 the lockups have not been so severe and have
> mostly resulted in the screen and keyboard freezing but the mouse
> pointer still active.  At other times it has just been a blank screen.
> One time it did drop to a console screen with kernel panic data but no
> speaker noise.  The crashes seem to occur when Xscreensaver is running
> an OpenGL saver, but not every time.
> I'm asking here before moving up to asking on the Debian and Radeon
> lists.

I noticed something that may be related.  My T42 hangs for a full minute 
when recovering from suspension or hibernation.  When this hangtime is 
finished, something flashes on the screen for less than a second about the 
Radeon driver.  I haven't been able to get the entire thing.

David Griffith

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