Kernel Bug Tracker – Bug 12178
Xorg crash at first start
Last modified: 2008-12-23 06:15:56 UTC
Subject : Xorg crash at first start
Submitter : Cédric Godin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date : 2008-12-04 14:26
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122840082828098&w=4
Notify-Also : Keith Packard <email@example.com>
Notify-Also : "Dave Airlie" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.27. Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Reportedly caused by:
Author: Keith Packard <email@example.com>
Date: Tue Nov 18 09:30:25 2008 -0800
drm: move drm vblank initialization/cleanup to driver load/unload
drm vblank initialization keeps track of the changes in driver-supplied
frame counts across vt switch and mode setting, but only if you let it by
not tearing down the drm vblank structure.
Signed-off-by: Keith Packard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Signed-off-by: Dave Airlie <email@example.com>
First-Bad-Commit : 52440211dcdc52c0b757f8b34d122e11b12cdd50
On Tuesday, 23 of December 2008, Cédric Godin wrote:
> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> > of recent regressions.
> > The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> > from 2.6.27. Please verify if it still should be listed and let me know
> > (either way).
> > Bug-Entry : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12178
> > Subject : Xorg crash at first start
> > Submitter : Cédric Godin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date : 2008-12-04 14:26 (17 days old)
> > First-Bad-Commit: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=52440211dcdc52c0b757f8b34d122e11b12cdd50
> > References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122840082828098&w=4
> It seems that the bug #12216 is the same bug. I tested the patch posted
> in it and everything is back to normal. Many thanks.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 12216 ***