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Bug 464842 - media-libs/mesa-9.0.1: gdm hangs when starting just after boot
Summary: media-libs/mesa-9.0.1: gdm hangs when starting just after boot
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo X packagers
Depends on:
Blocks: gnome-3.8
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Reported: 2013-04-06 12:12 UTC by Pacho Ramos
Modified: 2013-05-23 00:29 UTC (History)
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Description Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2013-04-06 12:12:54 UTC
But it works when I start X manually before stopping them again and running gdm. It's explained at:

In my case, it's caused by this:

And this patch fixes the problem:;a=blob;f=media-libs/mesa/files/9.0-i965-Make-sure-we-do-render-bet%20ween-two-hiz-flushes.patch;h=590b13b4c3da13be6ad8a8115576e6320cef7825;hb=HEAD

Thanks for applying it

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn gentoo-dev 2013-04-06 12:26:26 UTC
Looks like upstream is still undecided about this patch. A workaround is to disable rc6 using i915.i915_enable_rc6=0 kernel parameter.
Comment 2 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2013-05-18 22:13:29 UTC
looks like this was the final commit as I can read in upstream report:
Comment 3 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn gentoo-dev 2013-05-23 00:29:36 UTC
Fixed in mesa-9.1.3