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[Bug 1503731] Re: 8086:0f31 Ubuntu 15.04-15.10 freezes totally


Chris Rainey, to advise, given this is Lauchpad (downstream reporting
system) it's impossible to mark it a duplicate of an freedesktop.org
(upstream reporting system) report, or any other reporting system. Also,
this is not considered being tracked at bugzilla, as this hasn't been
confirmed to be related.

Despite that, this report (downstream) is still pending
. Given your belief there is a commonality to an upstream report, it
would help to provide evidence of it by confirming the regression commit
noted in the upstream report is indeed the same for your hardware.

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   Importance: High => Low

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  8086:0f31 Ubuntu 15.04-15.10 freezes totally

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Bug description:
  Ever since I first installed 15.04 back in April/May on my new DELL
  Inspiron 3646 I have experienced frequent(daily/every-other-
  day)complete lockups(cannot even switch to console(Alt-F1,F2,etc.).

  I have determined that the issue is related to the 'i915' driver in
  relation to my GPU.

  I'm currently using intel-linux-graphics-
  installer_1.2.0-0intel1_amd64.deb from https://01.org/linuxgraphics
  with similar results (maybe a little better than the stock i915 stack
  in 15.04).

  WORKAROUND: Use kernel boot parameter:

  I have gained _significant_ improvements in reliability / stability by
  using parameters in the i915 module:

  options i915 semaphores=1

  and / or

  GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet intel_pstate=disable"

  and / or

  Section "Device"
     Identifier "Intel Graphics"
     Driver "intel"
     Option "TearFree" "1"

  and / or
  Disable "Intel Virtualization Technologies" in the BIOS.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
  Package: xorg (not installed)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-30.34-generic 3.19.8-ckt6
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-30-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1.5
  Architecture: amd64
  CompositorRunning: None
  Date: Wed Oct  7 09:32:47 2015
  DistUpgraded: Fresh install
  DistroCodename: vivid
  DistroVariant: ubuntu
  ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes
   Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display [8086:0f31] (rev 0e) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
     Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:068d]
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-09-17 (19 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 15.04 "Vivid Vervet" - Release amd64 (20150422)
   ** (lightdm-gtk-greeter:1005): WARNING **: [PIDs] Failed to execute command: upstart

   ** (lightdm-gtk-greeter:1005): WARNING **: Failed to load user image: Failed to open file '/home/chris/.face': No such file or directory
  MachineType: Dell Inc. Inspiron 3646
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.19.0-30-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=ef22be35-6f79-4356-be42-2689d1de0378 ro quiet
  SourcePackage: xorg
  UdevLog: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/var/log/udev'
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  dmi.bios.date: 08/17/2015
  dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: A09
  dmi.board.name: 0V6D8J
  dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.board.version: A00
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
  dmi.chassis.version: A09
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA09:bd08/17/2015:svnDellInc.:pnInspiron3646:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn0V6D8J:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct3:cvrA09:
  dmi.product.name: Inspiron 3646
  dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
  version.compiz: compiz N/A
  version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
  version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.60-2
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 10.5.9-2ubuntu1~vivid2
  version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
  version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 10.5.9-2ubuntu1~vivid2
  version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.17.1-0ubuntu3.1
  version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.9.0-1ubuntu2
  version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.5.0-1ubuntu2
  version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.917-1~exp1ubuntu2.2
  version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.11-1ubuntu2build1
  xserver.bootTime: Tue Oct  6 20:05:51 2015
  xserver.configfile: default

  xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
   product id                                 990
   vendor                                     ACR
  xserver.version: 2:1.17.1-0ubuntu3.1

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