Rebase Broadwell graphics support to drm-intel-next-2014-03-07 plus fixes

Bug #1321729 reported by Timo Aaltonen on 2014-05-21
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Timo Aaltonen

Bug Description

i915_bdw driver module in the trusty kernel is currently based on v3.14+backports, but it has turned out to be insufficient on real systems causing system freezes and/or GPU hangs with certain workloads. Some issues have been worked around but they trigger other bugs, and backporting bisected fixes dind't fix them on this branch.

Rebasing the driver to the latest tag from i915 upstream that doesn't include changes to core drm, plus additional fixes, should provide a better driver for the initial broadwell enablement.

Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) wrote :

non-issue for utopic which has v3.15 now

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
assignee: nobody → Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton)
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → In Progress

rebasing to v3.15 would need too many backports to core drm so that plan was scrapped, use the last i915 tag for v3.15 that doesn't pull core drm work

summary: - Rebase Broadwell graphics support to v3.15
+ Rebase Broadwell graphics support to drm-intel-next-2014-03-07
description: updated
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) on 2014-06-04
summary: - Rebase Broadwell graphics support to drm-intel-next-2014-03-07
+ Rebase Broadwell graphics support to drm-intel-next-2014-03-07 plus
+ fixes
Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This bug is awaiting verification that the kernel in -proposed solves the problem. Please test the kernel and update this bug with the results. If the problem is solved, change the tag 'verification-needed-trusty' to 'verification-done-trusty'.

If verification is not done by 5 working days from today, this fix will be dropped from the source code, and this bug will be closed.

See for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you!

tags: added: verification-needed-trusty
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) wrote :

works fine on my system

tags: added: verification-done-trusty
removed: verification-needed-trusty
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.13.0-30.54

linux (3.13.0-30.54) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Adam Conrad ]

  * [Config] Enable building the sata-modules udeb on ppc64el.
    - LP: #1323980

  [ Anton Blanchard ]

  * SAUCE: (no-up) powerpc: 64bit sendfile is capped at 2GB
    - LP: #1328230

  [ Ben Widawsky ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: Fix PSR programming
    - LP: #1321729
  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: Correct PPGTT total size
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Chris Wilson ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: Broadwell expands ACTHD to 64bit
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Damien Lespiau ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915/bdw: Implement
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Dave Chiluk ]

  * [Config] Enable CONFIG_IP_VS_IPV6=y
    - LP: #1300739

  [ Kamal Mostafa ]

  * [Config] add debian/gbp.conf
  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1328286

  [ Mika Kuoppala ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: add render state initialization
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Paulo Zanoni ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: fix assert_cursor on BDW
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Steven Rostedt ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: drm/i915: Do not dereference pointers from ring buffer
    in evict event
    - LP: #1321729

  [ Tim Gardner ]

  * [Config] CONFIG_POWERNV_CPUFREQ=y for ppc64el
    - LP: #1324571
  * [Debian] Treat vdso install as an environment variable
  * [Config] Treat vdso install as an environment variable
  * [Config] CONFIG_MLX4_DEBUG=y
    - LP: #1328256
    - LP: #1328037

  [ Timo Aaltonen ]

  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: Rebase to drm-intel-next-2014-03-07 + fixes
    - LP: #1321729
  * SAUCE: i915_bdw: Add BDW specific power well calls
    - LP: #1317865

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * drm: expose subpixel order name routine v3
  * drm: dp helper: Add DP test sink CRC definition.
  * drm: export cmdline and preferred mode functions from fb helper
  * hugetlb: ensure hugepage access is denied if hugepages are not
    - LP: #1328251
  * powerpc/powernv: Move SG list structure to header file
    - LP: #1326015
  * powerpc/powernv: Read OPAL error log and export it through sysfs
    - LP: #1326015
  * powerpc/powernv Platform dump interface
    - LP: #1326015
  * pci_regs.h: Add PCI bus link speed and width defines
    - LP: #1328037
  * net_tstamp: Add SIOCGHWTSTAMP ioctl to match SIOCSHWTSTAMP
    - LP: #1328037
  * PCI/MSI: Add pci_enable_msi_range() and pci_enable_msix_range()
    - LP: #1328037
  * net: Change skb_get_rxhash to skb_get_hash
    - LP: #1328037
  * net: Add utility functions to clear rxhash
    - LP: #1328037
  * net: Add function to set the rxhash
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: set pf_id based on device and function numbers
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: register file updates
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: clear AQ head and tail registers
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: simplify aq head-tail-len setups
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: firmware version fields offsets update
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: allow one more vector for VFs
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: select reset counters correctly
    - LP: #1328037
  * i40e: retry call on timeout
    - LP: #...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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