[Intel-gfx] System freeze with 2.12 + 2.6.34

Chris Wilson chris at chris-wilson.co.uk
Thu Jul 1 17:09:21 CEST 2010

On Thu, 1 Jul 2010 16:55:28 +0200, Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com> wrote:
> During the testing phase a few people reported system freezes.
> What was the result of that discussion?
> I still experience those freezes with kernel-2.6.34 + intel 2.12,
> quite frequently when watching high resolution flash videos.
> Any idea what the problem could be?

All depends upon the system. Jesse is working on a couple of patches that
address the change in handling of the vblank interrupt in some revisions
of the i945/i965 chipsets. That's the known failure mode...
Chris Wilson, Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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