[olug] The mysterious kenel panic
luke at dashjr.org
Thu Jan 21 15:01:32 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 19 January 2010 06:51:44 am Dave Thacker wrote:
> On Monday 18 January 2010 10:16:35 am Luke-Jr wrote:
> > On Sunday 17 January 2010 10:30:51 pm Dave Thacker wrote:
> > > I mentioned to a few of my lunch mates at Whole Foods that I was
> > > getting a mysterious freeze-up of my new rig.
> > Is it a kernel panic or freeze-up? In particular, is there a panic
> > message? ;) KMS isn't fully usable yet, but you might try running with it
> > for a bit; IIRC, it should allow a proper panic message visible even
> > where X was running. _______________________________________________
> According to the Ubuntu wiki,(1) KMS should be enabled by default after
> 2.6.30-10.12, I'm running 2.6.31-17.
Maybe for onboard Intel graphics... they've had KMS longer. But for Radeon,
it's not really usable, and it's not even available for any other cards AFAIK.
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