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Bug 1360912 - Xserver 1.18.4 incompatible with xorg-x11-drv-intel from repo
Summary: Xserver 1.18.4 incompatible with xorg-x11-drv-intel from repo
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-intel
Version: 24
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-07-27 19:59 UTC by Sebastien Chapuis
Modified: 2017-08-08 15:55 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 15:55:57 UTC

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2016-07-27 19:59 UTC, Sebastien Chapuis
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Description Sebastien Chapuis 2016-07-27 19:59:07 UTC
Created attachment 1184785 [details]
X logs

Description of problem:

The actual driver xorg-x11-drv-intel seems to be incompatible with Xorg 1.18.4.
When X starts, it skips the driver and use modesetting instead.
I compiled and installed xf86-video-intel with 1.18.4 headers and now the driver is well recognized and loaded by Xorg.
So it seems that xorg-x11-drv-intel doesn't use the good API/ABI

Here are the X logs:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Both come from fedora repository

How reproducible:

Just boot the machine without particular settings

Actual results:

Load modesetting

Expected results:

Load intel driver

Additional info:

sysinfo :

Comment 1 Sebastien Chapuis 2016-07-28 10:22:41 UTC
Same with xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-24.20160712.fc24.x86_64

Comment 2 Hans de Goede 2016-07-28 15:50:08 UTC

The Xorg logs: do not show an ABI issue at all.

Are you using a skylake based system ?  We deliberately do not load the driver on skylake because of various issues with it on skylake.

The modesetting driver works fine for skylake systems, is there any issue you're seeing when using the modesetting driver ?



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