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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.14 42/79] drm/qxl: only report first monitor as connected if we have no state
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On 08/14/2016, 04:51 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, May 27, 2016 at 01:06:24PM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> On 10/18/2015, 04:05 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>>> 3.14-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>>>
>>> ------------------
>>>
>>> From: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
>>>
>>> commit 69e5d3f893e19613486f300fd6e631810338aa4b upstream.
>>>
>>> If the server isn't new enough to give us state, report the first
>>> monitor as always connected, otherwise believe the server side.
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've got a bug report, that this commit breaks 3.12-stable:
>> ===============
>> While testing KDE5 packages which will be landing in Package Hub for
>> SP1, we found a issue with qxl drm driver in kernel.
>>
>> When booting SLES (or SLED) 12 SP1, in a libvirt KVM environment, with
>> QXL as video driver, KDE5 plasma was not rendered on screen, you could
>> only see mouse cursor.
>>
>> Booting with nomodeset=1 or qxl.modeset=0 fixes the issue.
>> ===============
>>
>> Does it make sense? Is 3.12 missing some prerequisite? Or should we just
>> revert the commit in 3.12? And what about 3.14, 4.1?
>
> What ever happened to this? Did you revert this in 3.12-stable?

I forgot about this completely, so I took no action back then. Neither
was this reverted in SLE. Neither I saw any other report since then. And
given it was released in Nov 2015, perhaps, I won't do anything with
that, assuming this was kvm issue or something.

thanks,
--
js
suse labs

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