2018-04-11 11:37 GMT+02:00 Christian König <christian.koe...@amd.com>:
> Am 11.04.2018 um 06:00 schrieb Gabriel C:
>>
>> 2018-04-09 11:42 GMT+02:00 Christian König
>> <ckoenig.leichtzumer...@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Am 07.04.2018 um 00:00 schrieb Jean-Marc Valin:
>>>>
>>>> Hi Christian,
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for the info. FYI, I've also opened a Firefox bug for that at:
>>>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1448778
>>>> Feel free to comment since you have a better understanding of what's
>>>> going on.
>>>>
>>>> One last question: right now I'm running 4.15.0 with the "offending"
>>>> patch reverted. Is that safe to run or are there possible bad
>>>> interactions with other changes.
>>>
>>>
>>> That should work without problems.
>>>
>>> But I just had another idea as well, if you want you could still test the
>>> new code path which will be using in 4.17.
>>>
>> While Firefox may do some strange things is not about only Firefox.
>>
>> With your patches my EPYC box is unusable with  4.15++ kernels.
>> The whole Desktop is acting weird.  This one is using
>> an Cape Verde PRO [Radeon HD 7750/8740 / R7 250E] GPU.
>>
>> Box is  2 * EPYC 7281 with 128 GB ECC RAM
>>
>> Also a 14C Xeon box with a HD7700 is broken same way.
>
>
> The hardware is irrelevant for this. We need to know what software stack you
> use on top of it.
>
> E.g. desktop environment/Mesa and DDX version etc...

Plasma 5.12.4 compiled wth frameworks 5.44.0 , Qt5 5.10.1
mesa 18.0.0 and mesa 17.3.7 on the other box
Xorg is 1.19.6
xf86-video-amdgpu and xf86-video-ati both 18.0.1

>
>>
>> Everything breaks in X .. scrolling , moving windows , flickering etc.
>>
>>
>> reverting f4c809914a7c3e4a59cf543da6c2a15d0f75ee38 and
>> 648bc3574716400acc06f99915815f80d9563783
>> from an 4.15 kernel makes things work again.
>>
>>
>>> Backporting all the detection logic is to invasive, but you could just go
>>> into drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/amdgpu_ttm.c and forcefull use the other
>>> code path.
>>>
>>> Just look out for "#ifdef CONFIG_SWIOTLB" checks and disable those.
>>>
>> Well you really can't be serious about these suggestions ? Are you ?
>>
>> Telling peoples to #if 0 random code is not a solution.
>
>
> That is for testing and not a permanent solution.
>
>> You broke existsing working userland with your patches and at least
>> please fix that for 4.16.
>>
>> I can help testing code for 4.17/++ if you wish but that is *different*
>> storry.
>
>
> Please test Alex's amd-staging-drm-next branch from
> git://people.freedesktop.org/~agd5f/linux.

I'm on it just the connection to freedesktop.org is slow as hell.
Will take a while to get that branch with 62KiB/s :)

Regards
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