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[i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other than "None"

Reported by Guria on 2009-11-18
16
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: xserver-xorg-video-intel

After selecting and probing "Normal" or "Extra" effects in Visual Effects Preferences system hangs up and not responding on any interactions. Only Alt+SysRq+b reboots system

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Nov 18 16:43:27 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
MachineType: KRAFTWAY GEG
Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.9.0-1ubuntu2
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-15-generic root=UUID=23d44087-fb46-4f02-a026-5520032298a2 ro quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-15.50-generic
RelatedPackageVersions:
 xserver-xorg 1:7.4+3ubuntu10
 libgl1-mesa-glx 7.6.0-1ubuntu4
 libdrm2 2.4.14-1ubuntu1
 xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.9.0-1ubuntu2
 xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.12.99+git20090929.7968e1fb-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-video-intel
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-15-generic x86_64
XorgConf: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/X11/xorg.conf'
dmi.bios.date: 01/16/2007
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 080012
dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: MS-7210
dmi.board.vendor: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.version: 100
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.chassis.version: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr080012:bd01/16/2007:svnKRAFTWAY:pnGEG:pvr100:rvnTobefilledbyO.E.M.:rnMS-7210:rvr100:cvnToBeFilledByO.E.M.:ct3:cvrToBeFilledByO.E.M.:
dmi.product.name: GEG
dmi.product.version: 100
dmi.sys.vendor: KRAFTWAY
fglrx: Not loaded
system:
 distro: Ubuntu
 architecture: x86_64kernel: 2.6.31-15-generic

[lspci]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2772] (rev 02)
     Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Device [1462:7210]

Guria (guria) wrote :
Geir Ove Myhr (gomyhr) on 2009-11-19
tags: added: 945g
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2009-12-05
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-intel (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-02-09
description: updated
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-02-15
summary: - Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other than "None"
+ [i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other than
+ "None"
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-02-25
tags: added: karmic
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-02-27
tags: added: freeze
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-03-02
summary: - [i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other than
- "None"
+ [i945] [i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other
+ than "None"
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-03-02
summary: - [i945] [i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other
- than "None"
+ [i945g] Ubuntu hangs while trying enable Visual Effects other than
+ "None"
Guria (guria) wrote :

I've able to enable desktop effects with recent updates on Lucid beta. But hangs caused randomly after activating especially (but not only) on editing settings in compiz settings manager. I'll provide more details later when collect it. which tools I should use to provide meaningful data?

Stenten (stenten) wrote :

Please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Troubleshooting/Freeze for obtaining a batchbuffer dump.

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