radeon 9600's dieing in G5's

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Apr 14 11:13:11 EST 2004

On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 07:57, Troy Benjegerdes wrote:
> For some reason, right after getting a 2.6 kernel built, I've managed to
> kill 2 radeon 9600 video cards. They don't show up in apple system
> profiler (I had to ssh into the box runnign OSX), and running linux,
> radeonfb prints a message about "can't map MMIO region"
> Has anyone else had problems with this? Is this something related to
> running linux, or just a known problem with early G5's?

My G5 died the same way, I hope it's not caused by Linux =P

Apparently, if I let the machine "heat" long enough, then reboot a
few times, I would get the video back... sometimes. I got it replaced.


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