Fedora Core 9: xorg savage driver freezes display

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Wed Jul 2 14:53:57 UTC 2008

1lnxraider wrote:

> I recently updated FC8 to FC9 and in so doing the new Savage Driver
> version 2.2.0-2 freezes the display on initializing the video card, a quad
> vga Colorgraphic Predator LT 4 PCI. Thru trial and error I was to get a
> simple test to work partially. That is 3 of the 4 screens will initialize
> and display the test session (ie X -config /xorg.conf.new) by using the
> option "NoInt10" in each device section.
> This same hardware setup previously worked under FC6-8 and no longer works
> on FC9. The base system is a Dell Precision 340 with 512Mb RAM and an
> Intel 4 2.66Ghz CPU. The system is configured to operate under quad
> displays with Xinerama set to "true". Any ideas?

Have you tried running "sudo yum update"?
I had a problem with a machine (ThinkPad T23, I think) with a Savage card
when I first installed Fedora-9, but the update seemed to solve it.

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