[Bug 26302] [M7 LW] desktop runs out of video memory on ATI Radeon Mobility 7500

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Fri Nov 26 01:06:06 PST 2010


--- Comment #32 from Vish <vish at ubuntu.com> 2010-11-26 01:06:05 PST ---
(In reply to comment #31)
> (In reply to comment #30)
> > Alex, any idea when the patch was merged and what the new patch is?
> > 
> > Since the patch here was cherry-picked in Ubuntu and is giving problems, it
> > needs to be reverted and the updated patch applied instead.
> The fix is commit e376573f7267390f4e1bdc552564b6fb913bce76 ('drm/radeon: fall
> back to GTT if bo creation/validation in VRAM fails.'), and commit
> 2b66b50b12cabc05f05543e792d4c9c2465d5702 ('drm/radeon/kms: Fix retrying
> ttm_bo_init() after it failed once.') fixes up a problem of the fix in the BO
> creation path.
Thanks , I'll mention it in the downstream Ubuntu bug.

> > I've tested with 2.6.36-020636 too which doesnt /seem/ to have the problem.
> Yeah, the fix first appeared in 2.6.36, though I think it was backported to
> some stable branch(es) as well.

Yeah, with 2.6.36-020636 i yet havent been able to reproduce this flickering
problem, seems better now.

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