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Bug 240267

Summary: [patch] x11-drivers/xf86-video-ati-6.8.0-r1 (xrandr, rotate, xaa, dri disabled)
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Dyweni <j6yNRdsH5Fc3>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Gentoo X packagers <x11>
Status: RESOLVED NEEDINFO    
Severity: normal    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: patch for xf86-video-ati-6.8.0-r1
updated ebuild for 6.8.0-r1

Description Dyweni 2008-10-06 13:27:13 UTC
The following patch fixes an uninitialized variable that will crash X.org when rotating the screen using the radeon_drv driver with XAA acceleration and DRI disabled.

This applies to ebuilds 6.8.0, 6.8.0-r1, and 6.9.0.

Confirmed fix in ati git master.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Dyweni 2008-10-06 13:28:49 UTC
Created attachment 167451 [details, diff]
patch for xf86-video-ati-6.8.0-r1

this patch applies to the 6.8.0, 6.8.0-r1, 6.9.0
Comment 2 Dyweni 2008-10-06 13:29:41 UTC
Created attachment 167453 [details]
updated ebuild for 6.8.0-r1
Comment 3 Tomáš Chvátal (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-14 17:31:10 UTC
Hi, i am not a big fan of fixing stuff in XAA, you have any issues with using EXA? (since it is also upstream recomended backend...)
Btw did you sent your patch to upstream too? :]

Cheers
Comment 4 Rémi Cardona gentoo-dev 2009-09-19 23:01:42 UTC
Please get back to us.

Thanks