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    SubjectRe: 2.6.30-rc6: Reported regressions from 2.6.29
    2009/5/16 Rafael J. Wysocki <>:
    > This message contains a list of some regressions from 2.6.29, for which there
    > are no fixes in the mainline I know of.  If any of them have been fixed already,
    > please let me know.
    > If you know of any other unresolved regressions from 2.6.29, please let me know
    > either and I'll add them to the list.  Also, please let me know if any of the
    > entries below are invalid.
    > Each entry from the list will be sent additionally in an automatic reply to
    > this message with CCs to the people involved in reporting and handling the
    > issue.

    > Bug-Entry       :
    > Subject         : 2.6.30-rc2 + xorg-intel-2.7.0 + DRM_I915_KMS = corruption
    > Submitter       : Alex Bennee <>
    > Date            : 2009-04-19 6:27 (28 days old)
    > References      :

    All the main details on this are on the freedesktop bugzilla[1]. I can
    confirm it's still a problem and I've been tracking the intel-next
    tree for testing.

    Fundamentally the problem is that X can't allocate any memory when KMS
    is enabled on my chipset. Without knowing how memory should be
    allocated from the kernel by the X driver I haven't been able to look
    into it deeper. I've had some feedback from the intel guys but nothing

    As always I stand ready to run tests and/or provide additional
    diagnostics if required.


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