Bug#808891: nvidia-driver: Returning from fullscreen freezes whole system
mateusz.kaduk at gmail.com
Thu Dec 24 18:10:48 UTC 2015
Sorry forgot to say, yes it does also happen with -b primus
On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 7:10 PM, Mateusz Kaduk <mateusz.kaduk at gmail.com>
> Thanks for fast response, despite Christmas period. In the attachment you
> can find both Xorg.0.log and 400 lines of syslog copied aftere booting
> comptuer in recovery mode after freez.
> This is happening 9/10 times with this game, I know one other free game
> (Heros of Newearth) works fine, while steam launcher stopped starting after
> installing bumblebee-nvidia (this is probably another bug must be some
> library mistmatch).
> So for this problem, files are in attachmenet.
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Luca Boccassi <luca.boccassi at gmail.com>
>> On Dec 24, 2015 07:27, "Mateusz Kaduk" <mateusz.kaduk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Package: nvidia-driver
>> > Version: 352.63-1
>> > Severity: normal
>> > Dear Maintainer,
>> > Hi, I am using nvidia-driver started with optirun.
>> > When playing game in window mode nothing bad happens, when playing game
>> > fullscreen mode and returning to window or exiting game, whole system
>> > freezes and reboot is needed.
>> > How to reproduce
>> > 1) Install bumblebee-nvidia which will also install nvidia-driver
>> > 2) Install free game
>> > 3) Start the game with optirun ./roluncher &
>> > 4) Ctrl+Enter switches to fullscreen mode, but can also be set from
>> > options. Switching back to window mode freezes whole operating system.
>> > I expect this driver to work, such that I don't have to hard-reset my
>> > laptop each time I play a game or use full-screen nvidia graphics.
>> > It works fine using intel SkyLake graphcis though, which means it's
>> > something wrong with nvidia driver.
>> Do you have available to share the log from the journal at the time when
>> the freeze happens?
>> Does this happen with any game, or just the one you cited? There are
>> many, many ways to do full screen on Linux.
>> Also, does it happens with primus as the bridge? apt-get install primus
>> and optirun -b primus ...
>> I won't have access to my optimus laptop for a couple of weeks to try and
>> reproduce, but I often run steam games full screen and I've never come
>> across this issue before.
>> Kind regards,
>> Luca Boccassi
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