Hard lockups under SMP
Apparently I'm not alone in this.
My Asus V8420 DT ( = GeForce4 Ti 4200) will hard lock my system
(not just X, the entire system) when I attempt to start X while running under an SMP kernel and have my Iiyama 4831D connected to the DVI port. It will work when the monitor is connected to VGA, and also _with_ DVI when running a UP kernel.
The system runs Redhat 8.0 with the latest stock Redhat 8.0 SMP kernel: 2.4.18-27.8.0smp.
$ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/cards/0
Model: GeForce4 Ti 4200
Video BIOS: 04.25.00.30.00
Card Type: AGP
$ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version
NVRM version: NVIDIA Linux x86 nvidia.o Kernel Module 1.0-4349 Thu Mar 27 19:00:02 PST 2003
(the above two were collected while running X under a UP kernel).
The motherboard is a MSI 694D Pro; with dual Pentium III (coppermine) 800Mhz processors.
I've also noticed that the card appears to run at 2xAGP, where the motherboard
Attached are my XF86Config and XFree86.0.log of the last attempt I made.