Recent kernel changes crashing with X (Radeon HD 6310)

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at
Wed May 27 22:51:53 PDT 2015

Francois Tigeot wrote:
> 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.

Zrj wrote a fix for the radeon regression. It has now been pushed to master:

Francois Tigeot

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