Option to disable XVidMode
ovehk at ping.uio.no
Sat Sep 8 04:58:02 CDT 2001
On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, François Gouget wrote:
> I had a report of a crash and it turned out to happen during the
> XVidMode initialization.
> What happened is that for some unknown reason XF86VidModeGetAllModeLines
> returned a single mode with a width and/or height of zero
> (htotal/vtotal). This caused a division by zero in convert_modeline.
Last time this happened, we considered this a bug in the X server, as
under these circumstances, xvidtune also crashes.
> Then will come the work of trying to reproduce the problem and see
> how best to deal with this server (XFree86-SVGA 4.1.0 apparently).
I don't think such a server exists. There's either XFree86 4.x with
loadable driver modules, or there's XFree86-SVGA 3.x. The latter sounds
more likely to have this kind of bug.
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