Comment 9 for bug 974830

Forwarding this bug from Ubuntu reporter Andy Choens:
http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/974830

[Problem]
GPU lockup using Java apps or hotplugging a monitor

[Original Description]
When I try to use a Java app (example - Oracle sqldeveloper) or attach an external monitor, my GPU hangs and crashes.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic x86_64
.tmp.unity.support.test.0:

ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Chipset: sandybridge-m-gt2+
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: None
Date: Fri Apr 6 00:14:15 2012
DistUpgraded: 2012-03-25 01:29:05,765 DEBUG enabling apt cron job
DistroCodename: precise
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DuplicateSignature: [sandybridge-m-gt2+] GPU lockup render.IPEHR: 0x78170003 Ubuntu 12.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, whatever it takes to get this fixed in Ubuntu
GpuHangFrequency: Several times a day
GpuHangReproducibility: Yes, I can easily reproduce it
GpuHangStarted: Immediately after installing this version of Ubuntu
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
MachineType: LENOVO 4286CTO
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py
ProcEnviron:

ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-22-generic root=UUID=16349118-6988-480b-a70b-4bb30b3a2d91 ro quiet splash pcie_aspm=force i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-video-intel
Title: [sandybridge-m-gt2+] GPU lockup render.IPEHR: 0x78170003
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-25 (11 days ago)
UserGroups:

dmi.bios.date: 05/13/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 8DET45WW (1.15 )
dmi.board.asset.tag: Not Available
dmi.board.name: 4286CTO
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: Not Available
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Not Available
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr8DET45WW(1.15):bd05/13/2011:svnLENOVO:pn4286CTO:pvrThinkPadX220:rvnLENOVO:rn4286CTO:rvrNotAvailable:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrNotAvailable:
dmi.product.name: 4286CTO
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad X220
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.7.4-0ubuntu2
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.32-1ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.7.0-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1build2