Recent kernel changes crashing with X (Radeon HD 6310)

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at
Thu May 21 11:51:34 PDT 2015

kyuupichan wrote:
> Very recent work has caused X to no longer load for me.  Perhaps Francois' work - I think my
> hardware uses the driver(s) he's been working on.
> A kernel built from April 24 morning GMT sources works fine for me.
> A kernel built from May 19 morning GMT sources seems to crash the kernel during X startup, as
> the screen is blanked and nothing appears, and a remote SSH session freezes.  I have retried about
> 4 times but cannot get an uncorrupted Xorg.log written to disk with the May 19 kernel.
> The old kernel seems to be fine with the latest "world".

I had to modify the generic drm code to make the drm/i915 update to 
Linux 3.14 succeed.

The radeon driver is most likely unhappy about some part of these 
changes; I'll try to investigate the problem during the next few days.

Francois Tigeot

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