[ubuntu-x] New nvidia experimental driver packages coming soon for 12.04

Michael Wisheu wisheu at google.com
Tue Oct 16 18:16:55 UTC 2012


Hi Bryce,

Sorry for the delay from my side. It is a busy week... I have one little
update for you though: According to NVIDIA the issue I've mentioned should
be fixed in 304.60 which will be released this Friday.

Best,

Michael

Sent from phone... Please excuse typos.
On Oct 12, 2012 6:46 PM, "Bryce Harrington" <bryce at canonical.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 05:18:33PM +0200, Michael Wisheu wrote:
> > Hi Bryce,
> >
> > Unfortunately 1060346 is an internal bug tracking ID of NVIDIA and I also
> > have no access to their bug tracker.
> > In addition to that I can't use easily 'ubuntu-bug xorg' as apport is
> > disabled on our company computers.
> > I also don't know if it would be so helpful if I would submit that report
> > as we build our own NVIDIA packages (based on X updates packages).
>
> This is good info, can you paste it into a bug report?  If you can't use
> ubuntu-bug, you can file it manually at
>
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-updates/+filebug
>
> It's helpful if you can file the bug report, because then we can contact
> you for information or to let you know when it's fixed.
>
> Bryce
>
> > Thus I try to give as much details here:
> >
> > $ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version
> > NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module  304.51  Tue Sep 18
> 17:16:56
> > PDT 2012
> > GCC version:  gcc version 4.6.3 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.6.3-1ubuntu5)
> >
> > $ dpkg -l | grep nvidia
> > ii  nvidia-common                                        1:0.2.44.2
> >                      Find obsolete NVIDIA drivers
> > ii  nvidia-current
> > 304.51-0ubuntu1~precise~xup1~gg3        NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel
> > module and VDPAU library
> > ii  nvidia-settings
> >  304.51-0ubuntu1~precise~xup1~gg3        Tool of configuring the NVIDIA
> > graphics driver
> > ii  nvidia-updater                                       1.19
> >                      Postpone NVIDIA package updates until startup
> >
> > $ xrandr
> > Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3120 x 1920, maximum 8192 x 8192
> > DVI-I-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> > DVI-I-1 connected 1920x1200+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
> axis)
> > 518mm x 324mm
> >    1920x1200      60.0*+   59.9
> >    1600x1200      60.0
> >    1280x1024      75.0     60.0
> >    1152x864       75.0
> >    1024x768       75.0     60.0
> >    800x600        75.0     60.3
> >    640x480        75.0     59.9
> > DP-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
> > DP-1 connected 1200x1920+1920+0 left (normal left inverted right x axis y
> > axis) 518mm x 324mm
> >    1920x1200      60.0*+   59.9
> >    1920x1080      60.0     59.9     50.0     24.0     30.0     30.0
> > 25.0
> >    1600x1200      60.0
> >    1280x1024      75.0     60.0
> >    1280x720       60.0     59.9     50.0
> >    1152x864       75.0
> >    1024x768       75.0     60.0
> >    800x600        75.0     60.3
> >    720x576        50.0     25.0
> >    720x480        59.9     30.0
> >    640x480        75.0     59.9     59.9
> >
> > Steps to reproduce the issue:
> > 1) Configure one monitor in portrait orientation
> > 2) xset dpms force standby
> > 3) Press a key or move the mouse so that the monitors leave standby
> > 4) Xorg crash
> >
> > I've also attached my Xorg.0.log.old after a crash.
> > Please note that we were able reproduce this behavior on all release
> > drivers between 304.43 and 304.51. This might be an issue in earlier
> 3xx.xx
> > drivers too.
> > I hope this helps already a bit... If you need more details please let me
> > know.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Michael
> >
> > PS: Wish you a nice weekend...
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Bryce Harrington <bryce at canonical.com
> >wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:14:30AM +0200, Michael Wisheu wrote:
> > > > Hi Byrce,
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the great explanation and I agree that it makes sense this
> > > way.
> > > > Please note that we've seen another bug with 304.43 and later (but
> might
> > > > affect also earlier 304.x driver versions) on Precise that cause X
> server
> > > > crashes under certain circumstances.
> > > > The circumstances are:
> > > > * Multi-monitor setup
> > > > * At least one screen is in portrait orientation
> > > > * X server crashes once monitors should leave standby
> > > > * Disabling DPMS prevents the X server crashes
> > > >
> > > > NVIDIA has confirmed this issue last week and they are working on a
> fix.
> > > > They are tracking the issue under number 1060346. There is no
> Launchpad
> > > bug
> > > > for this issue.
> > >
> > > Thanks for letting me know about this Michael.
> > >
> > > Do you have a URL for viewing the issue number 1060346, or is that an
> > > internal bug tracker number?  If the latter, is there a forum or
> mailing
> > > list post from NVIDIA referencing that, which we could refer to?
> > >
> > > Having a Launchpad bug report to follow this would be helpful.  The
> most
> > > useful way to file this bug would be to reproduce the crash, and then
> on
> > > the crashed system file the bug via 'ubuntu-bug xorg', which will
> > > collect all the log and config files we need.  Then also reference any
> > > and all background material (steps to reproduce, external bug #'s,
> forum
> > > discussions, etc.)  Elaborating on any/all testing activity you've done
> > > can also be invaluable.
> > >
> > > Bryce
> > >
> > >
> > >
>
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