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Bug #1127

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X hangs when using nvidia drivers

Added by Gordon Ross over 10 years ago. Updated about 10 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
XNV (X Window System)
Target version:
Start date:
2010-10-22
Due date:
2011-09-14
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
8.00 h
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
xnv

Description

Shortly after starting to play a youtube video, Xorg froze for me.

Here's what I have installed:
pkg:,5.11-0.151:20110608T102026Z

Xorg log file attached.


Files

Xorg0log.txt (11.2 KB) Xorg0log.txt Gordon Ross, 2011-06-19 06:13 PM
Xorg.0.log.old (13.5 KB) Xorg.0.log.old Marion Hakanson, 2011-10-04 06:52 PM
Actions #1

Updated by Andrzej Szeszo over 10 years ago

I have just pushed slightly newer driver to the dev-il repo (275.09.07). Please let us know if the new driver works any better.

Actions #2

Updated by Jake Young over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback

I had issues getting my desktop to start after my initial boot. I'm using startx to launch dwm via xinitc.

I would see the nvidia splash screen and then just blackscreen. Usually killing X and restarting it would fix it.

I loaded the 275.09.07 driver and the issue has gone away.

Actions #3

Updated by Andrzej Szeszo over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed

Resolved by upgrading NVIDIA driver in /dev-il repo. Closing.

Actions #4

Updated by Alasdair Lumsden about 10 years ago

  • Status changed from Closed to In Progress

Re-opening. Issue is identified as X.org being built with the wrong compiler:

alasdair ~ (ninja.rar): uname -a
SunOS ninja.rar.nu 5.11 oi_151a i86pc i386 i86pc Solaris
alasdair ~ (ninja.rar): mcs -p /usr/bin/amd64/Xorg
/usr/bin/amd64/Xorg:
acomp: Sun C 5.10 SunOS_i386 Patch 142363-03 2009/12/03
iropt: Sun Compiler Common 12.1 SunOS_i386 Patch 141858-04 2009/12/08
ir2hf: Sun Compiler Common 12.1 SunOS_i386 Patch 141858-04 2009/12/08
ube: Sun Compiler Common 12.1 SunOS_i386 Patch 141858-04 2009/12/08
as: Sun Compiler Common 12.1 SunOS_i386 Patch 141858-04 2009/12/08
%Z%%M%    %I%    %E% SMI
@(#)math.h    2.26    08/09/11 SMI
@(#)math_iso.h    1.10    05/10/06 SMI
@(#)math_c99.h    1.12    07/01/21 SMI
@(#)floatingpoint.h    2.12    07/05/17 SMI
@(#)ieeefp.h    2.13    05/10/06 SMI

@(#)SunOS 5.11 oi_148b March 2011
ld: Software Generation Utilities - Solaris Link Editors: 5.11-1.1726
@(#)xorg-server 1.7.7   (hg: nv_151 - 22 May 2011)

i.e. Sun Studio 12.1 was used when 12.0 is needed. There is a patch to fix this with 12.1:

http://hg.openindiana.org/upstream/oracle/xnv/rev/027712a1965a

However 12.0 should have been used. We're going to respin xnv and re-import before the release.

Actions #5

Updated by Ken Mays about 10 years ago

  • Due date set to 2011-09-14
  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • Target version changed from oi_151 to oi_151_stable
  • Estimated time set to 8.00 h
  • Tags changed from needs-triage to xnv

Please monitor this ticket through duplicate bug #1135.

Actions #6

Updated by Marion Hakanson about 10 years ago

This Xorg freeze (or one exactly like what's described in issue 1161) is still happening on two of my systems. Both run OI-151a now, and both have the nVidia driver version 280.13; The crash also happened under OI-148 with the same nVidia driver. One machine is 64-bit Intel Core i7 w/8GB RAM, GeForce 7300GT; The other is 32-bit Intel P4 w/2GB RAM, GeForce 6200.

When the problem occurs, mouse and keyboard input are ignored, but one can log remotely. You see the Xorg process using 100% CPU; Actually it shows in "prstat -m" as 33% USR, 33% LCK, 33% SLP. Usually restarting gdm is not sufficient, I think the nVidia card or driver is in an unhappy state, with some blocks of black & white bars on the screen after Xorg exits, so I usually just reboot the system.

Also, the Xorg.0.log shows entries like the ones below at the end, prior to killing it.

(WW) Oct 04 10:24:40 NVIDIA: WAIT (2, 6, 0x8000, 0x0000c290, 0x0000ca08)
(WW) Oct 04 10:24:47 NVIDIA: WAIT (1, 6, 0x8000, 0x0000c290, 0x0000ca08)
. . .

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