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#1 2022-10-06 00:49:20

Micronaut
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Registered: 2019-07-04
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Kernel issue with Intel video

Yikes! Has a Linux kernel ever damaged people's hardware before?

https://linux.slashdot.org/story/22/10/ … he-display

Intel Linux laptop users on Linux 5.19.12 have begun reporting "white flashing" display issues with one user describing it as "[the] laptop display starts to blink like lights in a 90's rave party." Intel Linux kernel engineer Ville Syrjal posted this week on the kernel mailing list: "After looking at some logs we do end up with potentially bogus panel power sequencing delays, which may harm the LCD panel."

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#2 2022-10-06 05:44:52

Head_on_a_Stick
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Registered: 2019-03-24
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Re: Kernel issue with Intel video

Why are you posting about ancient kernel versions?

$ cat /proc/version                                                            
Linux version 6.0.0-zen1-1-zen (linux-zen@archlinux) (gcc (GCC) 12.2.0, GNU ld (GNU Binutils) 2.39.0) #1 ZEN SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Tue, 04 Oct 2022 19:16:30 +0000
$

Poor old sid is still on 5.19.11, lagging behind has it advantages sometimes...

EDIT: looks like this might be a consequence of Intel's support for their new Arc graphics cards. Regressions are a pain but at least Intel are finally putting some effort into their graphics stack. Disclaimer: this is just a guess.

Last edited by Head_on_a_Stick (2022-10-06 06:11:04)


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