On Donnerstag 05 November 2009, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> On 5 Nov, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> > On Donnerstag 05 November 2009, Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I have 4 nearly identical machines (same brand and model of motherbaord)
> >> with AMD 790GX + SB750 Chipsets containing an (onbaord) Radeon HD 3300
> >> graphics chip.
> >> All of these run identical systems
> >> kernel 2.6.31-r4, xorg-server-1.6.5 and ati-drivers-9.10
> >> On one of these machines freezes after some hours with the
> >> following message in /var/log/messages
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: [fglrx] ASIC hang happened
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: Pid: 2698, comm: X Tainted: P W
> >> 2.6.31-gentoo-r4 #2
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: Call Trace:
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: [<ffffffffa005b00c>] ?
> >> firegl_hardwareHangRecovery+0x1c/0x50 [fglrx]
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: [<ffffffffa00cc459>] ?
> >> _ZN4Asic9WaitUntil15ResetASICIfHungEv+0x9/0x10 [fglrx]
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: [<ffffffffa00cc40c>] ?
> >> _ZN4Asic9WaitUntil15WaitForCompleteEv+0x6c/0xb0 [fglrx]
> >> Nov 5 11:35:48 numa-iii kernel: [<ffffffffa00cb414>] ?
> >> _ZN4Asic19PM4ElapsedTimeStampERK23PM4_TS_INTERRUPT _PARAMSj14_LARGE_INTEG
> >>ER+ 0x134/0x1c0 [fglrx]
> >> and so on.
> >> Shall I conclude that this motherboard is broken?
> >> Or is it bug in ati-drivers (not to recover from this).
> >> Is there a forum or mailing list to ask such specific questions
> >> about the ati-driver?
> > yes and no. phoronix forums has bridgman who is an ati guy involved with
> > the opensource drivers. mtippett was amd's manager of the fglrx gang but
> > left the job. Still a good place.
> > 'numa-iii' did you enable numa options in your kernel? single socket amd
> > systems are not numa - and is your psu ok, nothing overheating?
> No, I didn't enable 'numa'.
> What, please, is 'psu' ?
power supply unit (dat Netzteil)
> I've checked the cpu/board temperature, nothing unusual.
> The 'freeze' occur while only a screensaver was active.
screensavers can create a lot of load
it is usually a good idea not to use
them. Either monitor on or off.