GPU hangs Lenovo G40

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GPU hangs Lenovo G40

Post#1 by Slaxmax » 18 Feb 2016, 00:13

My laptop stop in porteus loading screen (porteus 3.17.4 i486). I compiled the last xf86-intel driver and start GUI.
But I have random crashes. For example when using the browser random processor is at 100% and stops the PC.

My laptor have 2 GPUs
Intel HD Graphics 5500 and ATI R5 M230

Not show any error in dmesg relative to GPU.

glxinfo | grep OpenGL

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glxinfo | grep OpenGL
OpenGL vendor string: Intel Open Source Technology Center
OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2
OpenGL core profile version string: 3.3 (Core Profile) Mesa 10.3.3
OpenGL core profile shading language version string: 3.30
OpenGL core profile context flags: (none)
OpenGL core profile profile mask: core profile
OpenGL core profile extensions:
OpenGL version string: 3.0 Mesa 10.3.3
OpenGL shading language version string: 1.30
OpenGL context flags: (none)
OpenGL extensions:
OpenGL ES profile version string: OpenGL ES 3.0 Mesa 10.3.3
OpenGL ES profile shading language version string: OpenGL ES GLSL ES 3.0
OpenGL ES profile extensions:

lspci -knn (intel)

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00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
        Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:390c]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 49
        Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
        Memory at c0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
        I/O ports at 5000 [size=64]
        Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled]
        Capabilities: [90] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit-
        Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
        Capabilities: [a4] PCI Advanced Features
        Kernel driver in use: i915
        Kernel modules: i915
lspci -knn (radeon)

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04:00.0 Display controller [0380]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sun LE [Radeon HD 8550M / R5 M230] [1002:666f] (rev ff) (prog-if ff)
        !!! Unknown header type 7f
        Kernel driver in use: radeon
        Kernel modules: radeon
I do not understand how works 2 GPUs on linux.
Thanks for help
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Re: GPU hangs Lenovo G40

Post#2 by beny » 18 Feb 2016, 17:42


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Re: GPU hangs Lenovo G40

Post#3 by Slaxmax » 18 Feb 2016, 22:49

beny wrote:hi maybe this link can help you: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/hybrid_graphics
Thanks
I had already read about it
But the bigger problem is GPU hangs randomly.
I tried a new kernel, , but the error persists

Driver bugs, kernel bug?
I Don't know how to fix it

Edit: I compiled the latest xf86-intel snapshot, the X works better now. Not perfect but more stable.
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Re: GPU hangs Lenovo G40

Post#4 by Slaxmax » 18 Mar 2016, 21:54

If you have intel gpu and problems to start graphic interface
Try use this driver xf86-intel converted from official slackware repo.

porteus 32bit
http://www.mediafire.com/download/donth ... i586-1.xzm
porteus 64bit
http://www.mediafire.com/download/a48mo ... 6_64-1.xzm

Copy this module 32 or 64bit to porteus base folder
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