[GMA-500] Xorg spontaneously freezes (under heavy loads?) after a while
Nominated for Jaunty by gururise
Nominated for Karmic by gururise
I have a Compulab fit-PC2 running Ubuntu Jaunty, and its graphics chip is the Intel GMA-500. I am using the Poulsbo driver (xserver-
As you can tell in the attached file containing the strace output of Xorg, the freeze begins when the ioctl() function starts repeatedly returning -1 (EAGAIN, which means "Try again" or "Resource temporarily unavailable"), and if I try to kill the Xorg server by calling 'sudo kill -9 $(ps -C Xorg -o pid=)', the display becomes completely frozen (i.e. you cannot move the mouse pointer as well) and the whole machine freezes (as evidenced in an SSH connection on a remote machine where you cannot kill the SSH client by pressing Ctrl+C or type anything in the terminal). There is no indication in the logs that a kernel oops related to this problem occurred.
|affects:||xorg (Ubuntu) → xserver-xorg-video-psb (Ubuntu)|