Bug#587355: i915: X locks up when trying to play DVD on Thinkpad X40
tags 587355 + moreinfo
Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
>> I ran into this on a freshly installed Thinkpad X40 with todays
>> Debian/Squeeze. The external VGA connector is connected to a video
>> projector. I plugged in a USB DVD player, installed libdvdcss2 and
>> tried to play the DVD using vlc. This caused X to lock up and the
>> kernel to report a crash.
>> Before the crash, the VGA output would flicker a lot
>> [250593.916039] [drm:i915_hangcheck_elapsed] *ERROR* Hangcheck timer elapsed... GPU hung
> Thanks. I like to imagine this was fixed by (kernel or userspace :/)
> changes in later squeeze point releases. Do you still experience it?
Ping. Do you still have this hardware? (If life is just busy, that's
fine, but if there's not much chance of making progress in the future,
we'd naturally like to know.)