r300 PenumbraOverture complete hang 2.6.35/36-rc4 (regression)

ghepeu ghepeu at virgilio.it
Sun Oct 10 13:57:27 PDT 2010

Il giorno ven, 17/09/2010 alle 21.46 +0200, PJBrs ha scritto:
> Hello,
> Last week I reported a complete hang with PenumbraOverture on kernel 
> 2.6.35 and 2.6.36-rc3. This week I tried 2.6.36-rc4, and I still get a 
> complete hang after playing PenumbraOverture for about a minute. I'm not 
> using any xorg.conf, I'm using KMS. I also tried without KMS, and then I 
> have no problem. 2.6.34 is the last kernel that worked with KMS.
> I got no reaction on my first mail; could you please let me know whether 
> this report is useful at all? And if so, could you please let me know if 
> I should file this in Bugzilla? I searched bugzilla but I couldn't find 
> anything like I'm reporting here. Also, this problem does not seem to be 
> reported as a kernel regression.
> Or maybe the problem is that I'm not subscribed to the dri-devel mailing 
> list.
> My graphics adapter is an ATI Technologies Inc M24GL [Mobility FireGL 
> V3200] (rev 80), and I'm using Slackware 13.1 with Mesa 7.8.1, Xserver 
> 1.7.7. I wasn't able to get any further information--I tried running the 
> game with all graphics options turned off, but it didn't help.
> Anyway, I'd really like this problem to be solved, and I'd very much 
> like to help out as much as I can.
> PJ


I missed this message when it was first sent. Could you check if this is
bug 29389 (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29389)?

The latest 2.6.36 RCs should already have the kernel parameter to
disable polling.


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