AMDGPU error: "[drm:amdgpu_dm_atomic_commit_tail [amdgpu]] *ERROR* Waiting for fences timed out!"

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Tue Jul 13 14:40:30 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 3:18 AM Ketsui <esgwpl at> wrote:
> > So far, so good; no hang in a week. I'll try the rest of the new firmware as well now, will follow up if there's a hang again.
> I've noticed that the VM_L2_PROTECTION_FAULT_STATUS error doesn't always result in a hang, looking through my journal I can see
> maybe a dozen of them spread out across multiple boots but my system only became non-functional like two times so far (I know
> because I have the dmesg when the hangs happened saved, you can find them attached to this mail).
> To make myself clear, I haven't actually had a hang too with the new firmwares even though these messages still appear on my dmesg,
> sorry if my feedback gave the wrong impression.

Were these issues mitigated with older firmware for you previously?


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