[Bug 56139] [bisected] kernel 3.7.0-rc1 breaks 6950 (CAYMAN)

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Fri Oct 26 21:51:49 PDT 2012


--- Comment #6 from Alexandre Demers <alexandre.f.demers at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> Created attachment 69113 [details] [review]
> possible fix
> (In reply to comment #4)
> > the bug appeared. So it seems blanking the display controllers with for(i =
> > 0; i < rdev->num_crtc; i++) is not equivalent to the code that it replaces.
> > The original code first wrote in the EVERGREEN_CRTC_UPDATE_LOCK registers,
> > before setting EVERGREEN_CRTC_CONTROL registers and writing again in the
> > EVERGREEN_CRTC_UPDATE_LOCK registers. On the other hand, the new code
> > doesn't write in the EVERGREEN_CRTC_UPDATE_LOCK neither before nor after
> It should be equivalent.  CRTC_UPDATE_LOCK turns off double buffering in the
> crtc which makes register updates atomic.  The new code waits for the frame
> count to increase (the double buffered updates happen at vblank) so it
> should be equivalent.  That said, it shouldn't hurt to take the lock.  Does
> this patch help?

Sadly, it didn't help.

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