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FS#55934 - [linux] Kernel crash when starting X (startx) with kernel 4.13.4-1

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Adrien BRESSON (abresson) - Monday, 09 October 2017, 15:17 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Monday, 09 October 2017, 15:43 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Kernel
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description:

After system upgrade (pacman -Syu), my system is crashing when running startx,

System is frozen on message:

X.Org X Server 1.19.4
Release Date: 2017-10-04
[ 139.439] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[ 139.439] Build Operating System: Linux 4.12.12-1-ARCH x86_64
[ 139.439] Current Operating System: Linux archlinux 4.13.4-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Sep 28 08:39:52 CEST 2017 x86_
64
[ 139.439] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-linux root=/dev/mapper/system-root rw cryptdevice=UUID=e1914472-
0999-4669-b3b2-8efb7040b9aa:cryptolvm root=/dev/mapper/system-root quiet
[ 139.440] Build Date: 05 October 2017 03:52:55AM
[ 139.440]
[ 139.440] Current version of pixman: 0.34.0
[ 139.440] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[ 139.440] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.


Problem work-around:
Reverting kernel back to 4.12.12-1-ARCH x86_64 solved this issue

Hardware info:
Dell laptop : Latitude E7450
>> file lshw.txt

Additional info:
* List of packages installed
>> file packages.txt

* Logs files when crashing (files /var/log/debug /var/log/messages /var/log/syslog /var/log/kern.log /home/abresson/.local/share/xorg/*.log)
>> file crash.txt

* Logs files when startx working, with kernel downgrade (files /var/log/debug /var/log/messages /var/log/syslog /var/log/kern.log /home/abresson/.local/share//xorg/*.log)
>> file crash.txt
This task depends upon

Closed by  Doug Newgard (Scimmia)
Monday, 09 October 2017, 15:43 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#55629  or one of the many others
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Monday, 09 October 2017, 15:24 GMT
Does it work with 4.13.5 in testing?
Comment by Adrien BRESSON (abresson) - Monday, 09 October 2017, 15:38 GMT
It's working fine when using kernel 4.13.5

> ~/.local/share/xorg/Xorg.0.log
see attached xorglog

> Kernel installation log:
abresson@archlinux[0][17:30:08]~$ wget https://archive.archlinux.org/packages/l/linux/linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz--2017-10-09 17:30:14-- https://archive.archlinux.org/packages/l/linux/linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
Loaded CA certificate '/etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt'
Resolving archive.archlinux.org... 88.198.91.70, 2a01:4f8:160:6087::1
Connecting to archive.archlinux.org|88.198.91.70|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 68656104 (65M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz’

linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar 100%[===============================================>] 65.47M 5.71MB/s in 8.6s

2017-10-09 17:30:22 (7.60 MB/s) - ‘linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz’ saved [68656104/68656104]

abresson@archlinux[0][17:30:22]~$ sudo pacman -U linux-4.13.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
[sudo] password for abresson:
loading packages...
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Packages (1) linux-4.13.5-1

Total Installed Size: 92.71 MiB
Net Upgrade Size: 0.91 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n] Y
(1/1) checking keys in keyring [########################################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity [########################################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files [########################################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts [########################################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space [########################################] 100%
:: Running pre-transaction hooks...
(1/1) Remove DKMS modules
:: Processing package changes...
(1/1) upgrading linux [########################################] 100%
>>> Updating module dependencies. Please wait ...
:: Running post-transaction hooks...
(1/3) Install DKMS modules
(2/3) Updating linux initcpios
==> Building image from preset: /etc/mkinitcpio.d/linux.preset: 'default'
-> -k /boot/vmlinuz-linux -c /etc/mkinitcpio.conf -g /boot/initramfs-linux.img
==> Starting build: 4.13.5-1-ARCH
-> Running build hook: [base]
-> Running build hook: [udev]
-> Running build hook: [autodetect]
-> Running build hook: [modconf]
-> Running build hook: [block]
-> Running build hook: [encrypt]
-> Running build hook: [lvm2]
-> Running build hook: [filesystems]
-> Running build hook: [keyboard]
-> Running build hook: [keymap]
-> Running build hook: [fsck]
==> Generating module dependencies
==> Creating gzip-compressed initcpio image: /boot/initramfs-linux.img
==> Image generation successful
==> Building image from preset: /etc/mkinitcpio.d/linux.preset: 'fallback'
-> -k /boot/vmlinuz-linux -c /etc/mkinitcpio.conf -g /boot/initramfs-linux-fallback.img -S autodetect
==> Starting build: 4.13.5-1-ARCH
-> Running build hook: [base]
-> Running build hook: [udev]
-> Running build hook: [modconf]
-> Running build hook: [block]
==> WARNING: Possibly missing firmware for module: wd719x
==> WARNING: Possibly missing firmware for module: aic94xx
-> Running build hook: [encrypt]
-> Running build hook: [lvm2]
-> Running build hook: [filesystems]
-> Running build hook: [keyboard]
-> Running build hook: [keymap]
-> Running build hook: [fsck]
==> Generating module dependencies
==> Creating gzip-compressed initcpio image: /boot/initramfs-linux-fallback.img
==> Image generation successful
(3/3) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate...



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