(WW) glamor requires at least 128 instructions (64 reported)

Felix Miata mrmazda at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 11 11:17:05 UTC 2016

Dave Airlie composed on 2016-07-11 20:54 (UTC+1000):

> Felix Miata wrote:

>> More precisely: (WW) glamor requires at least 128 instructions (64
>> reported) (EE) modeset(0): Failed to initialize glamor at ScreenInit()
>> time.

>> I've been seeing a lot of this over the past several months on various
>> hardware in both Rawhide, F24, various openSUSEs and Stretch, trying
>> intentionally to get built-in modeset driver used instead of the
>> otherwise default intel or radeon driver. Instructions at what level? How
>> can one find out whether there is some bug causing it, or if the real
>> problem is a hardware limitation, or something else, maybe a broken
>> depends for a not installed package?

> This is fine, we don't want glamor to run on the that can't support it.

It would be finer to be able to compare lspci output to something that says
yes or no for glamor on particular hardware, maybe a milestone like Cedar or 
Eaglelake if any such might be the case.
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