[Bug 91704] Tonga startx fails since mesa/drm 56d8dd6 amdgpu: make vamgr per device v2

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Sat Aug 22 12:52:14 PDT 2015


--- Comment #11 from Andy Furniss <adf.lists at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Andy Furniss from comment #10)
> > (changing the
> > includes to <libdrm/amdgpu_drm.h> etc. won't build.
> Oh NVM it will build with system headers as long as I remember to specify
> the lib :-)
> So outside X it works (assuming silence is success) as user and root.
> Inside X it only works as root, device_initialization fails as user - which
> prompted me to try startx as root - this works with amdgpu (unless its a
> fluke because root got twm and I use fluxbox).
> Starting X as root with modesetting starts but I see the same as the
> modesetting log I posted.
> So maybe some permissions issue.

Permissions seems to be a red herring - It's possible for startx as root to
fail in the same way as user. So startx may work as root but only if I am lucky
- repeated testing and it mostly fails now.

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