Comment 90 for bug 1041883

Also, blacklisting these modules did not prevent them from loading for some
reason

On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:54 PM, PJ P <email address hidden> wrote:

> 3D Drivers do not work in recovery mode ;)
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> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Corentin Chary <email address hidden>wrote:
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>> > When booting through the recovery mode, I not only can't change the
>> brightness, but it seem there is also a problem running 3D games. So, in
>> this case, Unity runs only through the llvmpipe and some games are not
>> playable at all:
>> > using GL_RENDERER "Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x301)"
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>> I don't think recovery mode is supposed to to anything more than
>> recovery. It you want to boot a stable system for now, just blacklist
>> asus-wmi / asus-nb-wmi (but that won't help for actually fixing the
>> problem).
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>> Corentin Chary
>> http://xf.iksaif.net
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>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1041883
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>> Title:
>> Recent patch to asus-wmi module makes system unbootable
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>> Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
>> In Progress
>> Status in “linux” source package in Quantal:
>> In Progress
>>
>> Bug description:
>> There has been recently a patch to the asus-wmi module (see
>> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1315719). This updated
>> module is part of the linux-image-3.5.0-11-generic package. Using this
>> module renders the system unbootable (For reasons probably described
>> in the logs, but currently beyond my knowledge, stacktraces can be
>> seen though)
>>
>> I have applied this patch before through dkms and had the exact same
>> problems. So I removed the patch, it is now part of the ubuntu kernel
>> though.
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>> The behaviour seems somewhat random, sometimes the system boots, and
>> the Function hotkeys (keyboard backlight, volume etc) work (except the
>> known problem with the brightness keys and ambient light sensor). But
>> most of the time the system simply wont boot. I can however first
>> start the system in recovery mode, and then proceed normal boot, the
>> problem does not occur then.
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>> Hardware: Asus Zenbook UX32V
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>> If further information/testing is needed, please contact me.
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>> ProblemType: Bug
>> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
>> Package: linux-image-3.5.0-11-generic 3.5.0-11.11
>> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-10.10-generic 3.5.1
>> Uname: Linux 3.5.0-10-generic x86_64
>> ApportVersion: 2.5.1-0ubuntu2
>> Architecture: amd64
>> AudioDevicesInUse:
>> USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
>> /dev/snd/controlC0: peterrus 2343 F.... pulseaudio
>> /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c: peterrus 2343 F...m pulseaudio
>> /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p: peterrus 2343 F...m pulseaudio
>> Date: Sun Aug 26 18:08:05 2012
>> EcryptfsInUse: Yes
>> HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=2e120efe-dafa-40e8-868d-06223b0be158
>> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64
>> (20120627)
>> MachineType: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. UX32VD
>> ProcEnviron:
>> TERM=xterm
>> PATH=(custom, user)
>> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>> SHELL=/bin/bash
>> ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
>> ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-10-generic
>> root=UUID=9bb3948b-2fd3-46c4-b0bb-0ae32a87278a ro quiet splash
>> pcie_aspm=force drm.vblankoffdelay=1 i915.semaphores=1 nmi_watchdog=0
>> RelatedPackageVersions:
>> linux-restricted-modules-3.5.0-10-generic N/A
>> linux-backports-modules-3.5.0-10-generic N/A
>> linux-firmware 1.90
>> SourcePackage: linux
>> StagingDrivers: rts5139
>> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
>> dmi.bios.date: 06/29/2012
>> dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
>> dmi.bios.version: UX32VD.207
>> dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
>> dmi.board.name: UX32VD
>> dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
>> dmi.board.version: 1.0
>> dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Tag
>> dmi.chassis.type: 10
>> dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
>> dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
>> dmi.modalias:
>> dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrUX32VD.207:bd06/29/2012:svnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:pnUX32VD:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnUX32VD:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:ct10:cvr1.0:
>> dmi.product.name: UX32VD
>> dmi.product.version: 1.0
>> dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
>>
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