Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 832548
Nouveau freezes at boot after Update to kernel 3.4.0-1
Last modified: 2013-07-31 17:50:45 EDT
Description of problem:
Live media runs well on this system and installation happens smoothly. F17 boots after installation and recieves updates. However, once I update to kernel 3.4.0-1 boot fails.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F17 from 64bit livemedia
2. Perform Update to present repo (with kernel 3.4.0-1.fc17.x86_64)
3. reboot ... *hang*
System freezes at boot after showing GRUB menu
System should reach runlevel 5 and arrive at userspace
Passing 'nomodeset' to the kernel allows boot to proceed as expected
Mobo is Intel® Desktop Board DP43BF
Graphics Card is nVidia NV43 Geforce 6600 GT (rev. a2)
Monitor is Samsung SyncMaster 920N
Processor is Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 2.66GHz 1333MHz 4MB OEM CPU
RAM is 2GB
Are you able to boot with "nomodeset 3", log in, the run "mount -o remount,sync /; modprobe -r nouveau; modprobe nouveau modeset=1"
If you can ssh in and grab the dmesg output, that'd be great. If not, hopefully after a reboot something useful will be in /var/log/messages.
Created attachment 592374 [details]
/var/log/messages on affected machine (alphagray)
the log covers three stages: (1) The first session -- firstboot through the update (2) Second Session -- after boot fails and 'nomodeset 3' is passed (3) Third session -- running VESA with nomodest to grab /var/log/messages.
(In reply to comment #2)
> the log covers three stages: (1) The first session -- firstboot through the
> update (2) Second Session -- after boot fails and 'nomodeset 3' is passed
> (3) Third session -- running VESA with nomodest to grab /var/log/messages.
1st session = 1 to 1766
2nd Session = 1765 to 2671
3rd Session = 2672 to the end.
The 1st session contains the update logs showing that xorg-x11-drv-nouveau 0.0.16-35.20120306gitf5d1cd2.fc17 came as part of the update. I think the area of concern lies between 2560 and 2671. That area represents what happened after running "mount -o remount,sync /; modprobe -r nouveau; modprobe nouveau modeset=1" which actually froze the system again.
think i'm hitting the same problem on x86
not been able to boot with any of the 3.4.x kernels at all - they all stop with a
[1.502508] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0 0xE0F6: Init table command not found: 0x7E
[1.502508] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0 0xE539: Init table command not found: 0x30
[1.502508] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0 0xEA0D: Init table command not found: 0x7C
[1.502508] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0 0xEB9F: Init table command not found: 0x00
[1.502508] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0 0xEC7D: Init table command not found: 0x00
[1.595503] BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at bcbb3b70
[1.595650] IP: [<f7db8eea>] nouveau_perf_init+0xca/0x890 [nouveau]
[1.595778] *pdf = 00000000
[1.595873] Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP
[1.596004] Modules linked in: nouveau(+) mxm_wmi wmi video i2c_algo_bit drm_kms_helper ttm drm i2c_core
[1.596004] Pid: 114, comm: udevd Not tainted 3.4.4-5.fc17.i686 #1 £Shuttle Inc FB71
[1.596004] EIP: 0060:[<f7db8eea>] EFLAGS: 00010297 CPU: 0
[1.596004] EIP is at nouveau_perf_init+0xca/0x890 [nouveau]
[1.596004] EAX: f3f8e033 EBX: bcbb3ab8 ECX: 00000018 EDX: 00000006
[1.596004] ESI: f3f00000 EDI: f3f00eb8 EBP: f3e3fb8c ESP: f3e3fb34
adding nomodeset to the kernel command line allows the boot to complete
$ lspci | grep nV
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV43 [GeForce 6600] (rev a2)
i'm still running a 3.3.x kernel for now - works fine with this nouveau driver
any ideas on when we might get a fix ?
Seems to be working on Fedora-19 (beta) as of today
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