Bug#807244: libegl1-nvidia: Programs crash due to elisian-unlock on skylake processor with nvidia driver 352.63-1 (experimental)
luca.boccassi at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 18:46:30 UTC 2015
On Sun, 2015-12-06 at 17:53 +0100, Jelle Haandrikman wrote:
> Package: libegl1-nvidia
> Version: 352.63-1
> Severity: critical
> Justification: breaks unrelated software
> Dear Maintainer,
> On a system with an Nvidia GTX 970, Intel Skylake i5-6600k running driver
> 352.63-1 (experimental) several programs crash due to TSX-NI / elision unlock.
> This affects sddm, unlocking kscreen, vlc and deleting files using dolphin.
> Other people also have found this issue.
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=800574 #800574
> Bug #800574 suggest to disable elisian-unlock in glibc. Which is already
> incorporated in experimental. This does not alleviate the issue. See the "steps
> to reproduce" below. The same bug suggests that the nvidia driver still has
> problems. I also run intel-microcode update, but that doesn't solve anything.
> The driver in testing and unstable (nvidia v. 340) doesn't work with the nvidia
> GTX 970, so I need to run the experimental version.
Thanks for the report.
Unfortunately there is nothing we can do about this, Nvidia needs to fix
it, so we can only wait. :-(
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