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Thinkpad R50p ATI xserver hanging freeze sometimes Debian Lenny

Hardware: R50p with ATI Graphic 128MB 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M10 NT [FireGL Mobility T2] (rev 80) System: Debian Lenny 5.0 Driver: fglrx Solution: install cpufrequtils #sudo apt-get install cpufrequtils edit #nano /etc/initrd/cpufrequtils change line “ondemand” to “performance” check System #dmesg System show “unstable clocksource” last line edit #sudo nano /etc/boot/menu.lst add to Kernelparametes line /vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-686 root=/dev/hda3 ro quiet vga=normal clocksource=acpi_pm ..reboot This will run System on max. Speedstep and Videos does’nt hang X-Server. Should help on other Thinkpads to with ATI Chip’s