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FS#46975 - [linux] [linux-lts] Display flickers after resume from standby with i915

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Thursday, 05 November 2015, 04:39 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Saturday, 27 August 2016, 12:09 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture x86_64
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 3
Private No


Internal display on i915 eDP port flickers on resume from standby. No relevant messages in dmesg.

RedHat bug report seems to indicate that this is a problem with eDP link training.

Additional info:
* Computer: Dell 9530 XPS 15 touch
* CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4702HQ CPU @ 2.20GHz
* core/linux 4.2.5 affected
* core/linux-lts 4.1.8 through 4.1.12 NOT affected
* Forum post:
* RedHat bug report:

Steps to reproduce:
Place computer in standby mode, then resume from standby. Observe intermittent display flicker.
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Saturday, 27 August 2016, 12:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  fixed in 4.7.x tree
Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Thursday, 05 November 2015, 04:41 GMT
May or may not be related to:
Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Thursday, 05 November 2015, 04:45 GMT
And the linked bug report was a bug report, not a redhat bug report. Sigh. Although the redhat bug report ( could be related.
Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Thursday, 05 November 2015, 04:46 GMT Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Thursday, 10 March 2016, 20:54 GMT
Bug still present in linux 4.4.5-1. linux-lts 4.1.19-1 still unaffected.
Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Monday, 25 April 2016, 01:04 GMT
Dammit. The latest LTS kernel is now affected, and the latest normal kernel STILL HAS NOT BEEN FIXED!
Comment by Alex Forencich (alex.forencich) - Saturday, 11 June 2016, 22:27 GMT
Regression still not fixed as of 4.6.2.
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Thursday, 23 June 2016, 19:45 GMT
Seems fixed in 4.7.0rc tree according to the fdo report. We won't backport this until it goes into the stable trees.