Bug#525231: X freezes
On Wed, 2009-06-03 at 01:23 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 07:21:26 +0200, Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> > I am seeing the exact same symptoms of
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/359392
> > also since the recent upgrade of xorg/mesa/intel packages in debian (1-2
> > weeks ago).
> > These symptoms are:
> > - random frequent lockups of xorg (one may still move the mouse cursor but the
> > display is frozen)
> > - this happens with at least UXA and EXA (with and without KMS)
> > - still happens when using xserver-xorg-video-intel version 2.6.3
> > indicating that these lockups might not be intel only or occur only on
> > interplay with certain mesa/xorg versions.
> > - it appears that the system underneath is still running fine (ssh/ping
> > works)
> > - there is currently no known fix not even a workaround. It does not
> > help to disable 3d (i.e. by using plain metacity instead of compiz)
> A few questions:
> - does this also happen with the driver from experimental
> - does this also happen on a 2.6.26 kernel (or anything earlier than
> 2.6.28, really)?
> - does this also happen with a 2.6.30 kernel (preferrably >= rc7)
> If it still happens with 2.6.30-rc and the driver from experimental, it
> might be helpful to grab the intel_gpu_dump tool from
> git://anongit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/intel-gpu-tools, get a dump
> when the gpu is hung, and file a bug on http://bugs.freedesktop.org/
> (http://intellinuxgraphics.org/how_to_report_bug.html has some bug
> reporting instructions).
Yes, happens with 2.6.30-rc7+ and xorg-intel-git-current. AFAIK bugs are
AFAIK it is not kernel dependent but happens with
xserver-xorg-video-intel version 2.6.X and above (last version known to
work is 2.4.X).
However I am sure now that this is *intel specific* - I've seen no hangs