[ltp] T520/ Opensuse: Crashes on Boot

Uwe Bonnes linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 2 Jul 2012 12:01:34 +0200

>>>>> "Tino" == Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@tikei.de> writes:

    Tino> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 18:23:44 +0200, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
    >> >>>>> "Jeffrey" == Jeffrey L Taylor <jeff@abluz.dyndns.org> writes:
    Jeffrey> I have a T520 with a dual core CPU and OpenSuSE 11.4.  The
    Jeffrey> kernel and/or X was not stable on the Sandy Bridge CPUs.  I
    Jeffrey> updated to a new vanilla kernel every month or so until it
    Jeffrey> stopped locking up, version 3.2.4-1-vanilla.  The mike doesn't
    Jeffrey> work, but everything else does and no lockups.
    >>  But 3.2 doesn't do the RC6 sleep, so the NVIDIA card draws
    >> substantial more power and runs the fan more often. Some more recent
    >> kernel supporting rc6 would be fine.

    Tino> AFAIK that RC6 stuff is related to Intel graphics only. If it is
    Tino> not enabled by default, it can be enabled using
    Tino> i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 as a kernel parameter.

Worarounds are useful only in some cases. But normally problems should be
fixed, not worked around.

But as nobody else seems to have these problems, the problems are probably
special to my setup in conjunction with Opensuse12.1.

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