[Intel-gfx] Regression: libdrm update from 2.4.18 to 2.4.19 leads to Xorg crashes (bisection inside)
thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 11 11:07:48 PDT 2010
Am 11.04.2010 18:53, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>>> Since updating from libdrm 2.4.18 to .19 (or .20 if you like), Xorg
>>> crashes. I run KDE 4.4, and when I launch konqueror, or launch firefox
>>> and open a website (many other actions trigger it too), the X server
>>> crashes. The Xorg.0.log has no messages that are out of the ordinary,
>>> the crash is not documented there in any way. All I get is a message
>>> from kdm that the server "terminated unexpectedly".
>>> This happens with different versions of xorg-server (1.7, 1.8) as well
>>> as the intel driver (2.10, 2.11). The hardware is an Arrandale chipset
>>> (Core i5-520M integrated graphics on Intel HM55), kernel is 2.6.33.*
>>> x86_64, on Arch Linux.
>>> Bisection leads to the following commit. If I need to test/provide
>>> anything else, feel free to ask.
>>> commit a1f9ea765ddc5cad45e36c4931663b21992727ee
>>> Author: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
>>> Date: Tue Mar 2 08:49:36 2010 -0800
>>> intel: Use an integer for chipset generation instead of many
>>> Saves a bunch of comparisons in hot paths.
>> Okay, I need to apologize. Reproducing this problem is not as
>> straight-forward, the bad commit was before that, and before the
>> execbuf2 commit, I need to bisect more, will post again later.
> Okay, the actual bad commit seems to be:
> commit b50964027bef249a0cc3d511de05c2464e0a1e22
> Author: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes at virtuousgeek.org>
> Date: Tue Sep 15 11:02:58 2009 -0700
> libdrm/intel: execbuf2 support
> This patch to libdrm adds support for the new execbuf2 ioctl. If
> detected, it will be used instead of the old ioctl. By using the new
> drm_intel_bufmgr_gem_enable_fenced_relocs(), you can indicate that any
> time a fence register is actually required for a relocation target you
> will call drm_intel_bo_emit_reloc_fence instead of
> drm_intel_bo_emit_reloc, which will reduce fence register pressure.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
Okay, Chris Wilson figured it out after I had some fun with valgrind.
This is the fix:
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