> In article
> >> The S3V server from XFree86 is probably what you are looking for..
> >> fine for my 3400 XL
> >Have you had any trouble restarting X with this setup? For example, if
> >startx, exit, and then try to startx again, the machine freezes. If I
> >reboot, though, between "startx"s, it's fine. I've had a few other
> >people also tell me that they experience this problem.
> This reportedly only happens for XF86_SVGA and not for XF86_S3V.
3D 3400 and EXACTLY the same thing happens to me. startx a few times and
it will freeze.
I changed to XF86_S3V and the problem seems to have dissappeared: I can
now startx as much as possible without crashing. BUT: when I run xdm and
I login and logout again a few times it always freezes. Just like it did
with XF86_SVGA after 2 or 3 times startx. Only now the videocard remains
in graphical mode, leaving a totally green or blue screen.
The only thing left is to press reset. Doesn't respond to keyboard
anymore and no ping reply.
A friend of mine recently installed Linux too (RedHat) without knowledge
of my crashes and 2 days later he called me on the phone, reporting the
same problem. He has a Stealth 3D 3400 too.
I tried and I tried, but I can't find any solution. Please help. (People
told me about membase and other XF86Config tricks, but I can't prevent
it from crashing)
Diamond Stealth 3D 3400 OEM
AWE 32 PnP
Diamond Monster 3D
4x ide cdrom
I run Slackware 3.3, Xfree86 in 1280x1024 24bpp 76Hz using XF86_S3V
thanx in advance