[Intel-gfx] [ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 2.11.901
luto at mit.edu
Wed Jun 16 04:38:59 PDT 2010
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 7:25 AM, Marc Deop i Argemí <damnshock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday June 16 2010 11:20:09 Chris Wilson wrote:
>> After a freeze, can you grab a copy of dmesg, Xorg.log, intel_reg_dump,
>> and /sys/kernel/debug/dri/0/i915_error_state. From my perspective, the
>> last contains the most interesting information (the batchbuffer executing
>> at the time of a gpu hang). If there is nothing in any of those, echo t >
>> /proc/sysrq-trigger and look for the stacktraces in dmesg.
> I checked some of those files (dmesg, Xorg.log) and couldn't fine anything.
> I'll try again and will check the other files you mention
>> Also what type of freeze is it? A complete hard hang, the system no longer
>> even pingable? The cursor continues to move, but no other screen updates?
>> The screen entirely frozen (or maybe flashing in a hypnotic pattern) but
>> the machine nevertheless is accessible over the network? Does VT switching
>> still work? Etc. 'Freeze' covers a whole multitude of sins, the more
>> information you can give us, the quicker we can pinpoint the cause.
> Freeze is... freeze :P
> Now, seriously, the computer stops responding. I'm not able to switch between
> VT nor to ping nor login to the machine via my cell phone. If I'm playing
> sound the machine gets in kind of a loop with the last sound it played
> repeating again and again.
No ping? Sounds like a kernel bug to me. You could try netconsole to
get a oops dump.
More information about the Intel-gfx