Recent kernel changes crashing with X (Radeon HD 6310)
kyuupichan at zoho.com
Fri May 29 07:49:21 PDT 2015
Francois - I can confirm this cured the issue for me and seems good so far.
Thanks both, and for your responsiveness!
---- On Thu, 28 May 2015 14:51:53 +0900 Francois Tigeot<ftigeot at wolfpond.org> wrote ----
> 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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