i915 modeset memory corruption issues? (Fwd: Oops in ext3_block_to_path.isra.40+0x26/0x11b)

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Mar 16 19:55:15 PDT 2012

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On Fri, 16 Mar 2012 16:24:35 -0700, Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> Well, even without hibernation, one theory was about the VC switching
> - apparently that was one thing that at least one reporter does end up
> doing - switching from X into the virtual terminals and back.

Thanks for the extra info; it doesn't bring anything to mind as we just
don't do that much when VT-switching anymore. But, yet another code path
to explore.

> That may have similar issues, and may be the deeper problem (do people
> still do the VC switching *for* hibernation?)

I haven't a clue -- I haven't tried hibernating a machine in years...

keith.packard at intel.com

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