[git pull] drm for rc1

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Mon Jan 10 20:16:57 PST 2011

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied at linux.ie> wrote:
> Highlights:
> core/drivers: add support for high precision vblank timestamps
> radeon: pageflipping support, Gen2 PCIE support
> nouveau: reworked VRAM and VM support
> intel: better ILK/SNB powersaving support, Full GTT support

Lowlights: it's broken.

I get millions of messages like:

  [ 8482.000414] [drm:i915_hangcheck_ring_idle] *ERROR* Hangcheck
timer elapsed... render ring idle [waiting on 30938, at 30938], missed
  [ 8485.918124] [drm:i915_hangcheck_ring_idle] *ERROR* Hangcheck
timer elapsed... render ring idle [waiting on 31068, at 31068], missed
  [ 8487.926963] [drm:i915_hangcheck_ring_idle] *ERROR* Hangcheck
timer elapsed... render ring idle [waiting on 31129, at 31129], missed

and everything is very choppy. I assume it's the power saving thing
that broke again, but that's just a total random guess, I have nothing
to actually back that up with.

It worked fine after boot, but those problems began at 8287.139375
(about two hours after boot - it may have coincided with screen saver,
but who knows?)  and have been happening constantly since. The machine
is not really usable, I'm writing this with annoying 2-second pauses
every once in a while.

This is a regular Core i5-670 with up-to-date Fedora-14, fwiw. Not my


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