commit 53fbc9f1760ee481cba1f6dceb9e7c97282a2976 broke vmware

Jeff Chua jeff.chua.linux at
Fri Dec 31 08:56:48 PST 2010

Vmware 7.1.3 crashed with the commit. Reverting it makes vmware happy again.

Symptom: upon starting starting vmware, X crashed.

X.Org X Server 1.8.99
Release Date: unreleased
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.34-rc7 x86_64

Linux 2.6.37-rc8

Happy New Year.


commit 53fbc9f1760ee481cba1f6dceb9e7c97282a2976
Author: Chris Wilson <chris at>
Date:   Thu Dec 30 15:32:40 2010 +0000

    Don't replace the scanout bo through PutImage

    As the bo may be pinned for either use by the scanout or through sharing
    with another application, under those circumstances we cannot replace
    the bo itself but must force the blit for PutImage.

    Reported-and-tested-by: Bjørn Mork <bjorn at>
    Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson <chris at>

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