[mythtv] kernel oops with radeon and mythfrontend

Matthias Thomae bluez at thomae-privat.de
Sun Sep 10 10:33:49 UTC 2006

Graeme Wilford wrote:
> agp might not be enabled in the BIOS or otherwise working properly in
> your system. On my Shuttle, agpgart was loading fine but the
> underlying agp chipset module wasn't and I needed to manually load
> ati_agp to support it. After that, all was well with the radeon
> driver.
> I added the following to /etc/modprobe.conf. YMMV depending on your AGP chipset.
> install agpgart \
>   /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install agpgart && \
>   /sbin/modprobe ati_agp || :
> Regards,
> Wilf.
> On 07/09/06, Matthias Thomae <bluez at thomae-privat.de> wrote:
>> Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jul 23, 2006 at 11:45:08AM +0200, Matthias Thomae wrote:
>>>> Any ideas? Am I doing something wrong? Is this something for the kernel
>>>> developers?
>>> It's something for the kernel developers.
>>> The only workaround i've found is to be on 2.6.15.x
>>> This needs to be reported upstream.
>> I actually did this a while ago, see
>> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6893
>> But there hasn't been activity on this problem lately.
>> Regards.
>> Matthias

Wilf, thanks for the hint towards agp, the ati_agp module was actually 

I just recompiled my kernel, checked the BIOS settings (didn't find 
anything AGP-related), and tested again. However, the kernel oops still 


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