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[Bug 1479913] Re: SRU request: fglrx.ko fails because of backported GPL-only 'pci_ignore_hotplug' symbol


I know this may be an useless comment, but I managed to get here only
when I selected another kernel and found fglrx working.

I found weird Xorg log, found weird DKMS module build log (yes, why
doesn't APT get an error on building? We could notice the disaster far,
far earlier!), selected to let apport report an error and found this one
already reported (I restart my machine once a month or like that
usually, so no idea when I'd run into that other way.

It took several hours of going in almost blind (I installed updates, not
much other stuff — what could be my path if I changed many packages in
the system, I only could guess), my luck was that I want to found the
answer. Not willing that thing to any novice, seriously.

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  SRU request: fglrx.ko fails because of backported GPL-only
  'pci_ignore_hotplug' symbol

Status in fglrx-installer package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in fglrx-installer-updates package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in fglrx-installer source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed
Status in fglrx-installer-updates source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed
Status in fglrx-installer source package in Vivid:
  Fix Committed
Status in fglrx-installer-updates source package in Vivid:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  An update to the lts-vivid backported kernel (3.19.0-26) in Trusty and to the default kernel in Vivid, pulled in a commit that made pci_ignore_hotplug() GPL only. As a result, the DKMS module fails.

  [Test Case]
  Install the new packages and check that DKMS doesn't fail.

  [Regression Potential]
  Low, the patches are already included wily.


  Have no idea what happened. Contact me if you need additional details.

  ProblemType: Package
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
  Package: fglrx-core 2:15.200-0ubuntu4.1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-25.26-generic 3.19.8-ckt2
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-25-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx

  ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.2
  Architecture: amd64
  CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
  CompositorRunning: compiz
  CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
  CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
  DKMSKernelVersion: 3.19.0-26-generic
  Date: Thu Jul 30 12:05:59 2015
  DistUpgraded: Fresh install
  DistroCodename: vivid
  DistroVariant: ubuntu
   fglrx-core, 15.200, 3.19.0-25-generic, x86_64: installed
   vboxhost, 4.3.30, 3.19.0-25-generic, x86_64: installed
   vboxhost, 4.3.30, 3.19.0-26-generic, x86_64: installed
   Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Barts XT [Radeon HD 6870] [1002:6738] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
     Subsystem: Hightech Information System Ltd. Device [1787:2010]
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-09-16 (1046 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64 (20120905.2)
  MachineType: BIOSTAR Group A770E3
  PackageVersion: 2:15.200-0ubuntu4.1
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.19.0-25-generic root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu-root ro radeon.nomodeset=1 radeon.dpm=1 crashkernel=384M-:128M crashkernel=384M-:128M crashkernel=384M-:128M crashkernel=384M-:128M crashkernel=384M-:128M crashkernel=384M-:128M
   dpkg 1.17.25ubuntu1
  SourcePackage: fglrx-installer
  Title: fglrx-core 2:15.200-0ubuntu4.1: fglrx-core kernel module failed to build
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 04/21/2010
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: 080014
  dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
  dmi.board.name: A770E3
  dmi.board.vendor: BIOSTAR Group
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: None
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: BIOSTAR Group
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr080014:bd04/21/2010:svnBIOSTARGroup:pnA770E3:pvr:rvnBIOSTARGroup:rnA770E3:rvr:cvnBIOSTARGroup:ct3:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: A770E3
  dmi.sys.vendor: BIOSTAR Group
  version.compiz: compiz 1:
  version.fglrx-installer: fglrx-installer N/A
  version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
  version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.62+git1507210630.293f8f~gd~u
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 10.7~git1507230730.2ca1f7~gd~u
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
  version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 10.7~git1507230730.2ca1f7~gd~u
  version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.17.1-0ubuntu3
  version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.9.0-1ubuntu2
  version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
  version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A
  xserver.bootTime: Thu Jul 30 09:44:01 2015
  xserver.configfile: default
  xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
  xserver.version: 2:1.17.1-0ubuntu3
  xserver.video_driver: fglrx

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