flickers upgrading to kernel-4.6.x

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flickers upgrading to kernel-4.6.x

Post by sabayonino » Sat Jul 09, 2016 0:29

Hi guys

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Sabayon Linux 20160423 amd64 KDE
Sabayon Linux amd64 16.07

I've recentely upgraded the kernel from 4.5.x to latest 4.6.3

Monitor flickers

is the same issue explaned to gentoo forum
(following this post and this bug)

I solved passing i915.enable_psr=0 to the boot parameter(s)

Edit /etc/default/grub

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...
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash i915.enable_psr=0"
...
Update grub

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# grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg
(Intel HD5500 + GeForce 920M)

Hardware info

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lshw -short
H/W path       Device      Class          Description
=====================================================
                           system         80MR (LENOVO_MT_80MR_BU_idea_FM_Lenovo B70-80)
/0                         bus            Lenovo B70-80
/0/0                       memory         128KiB BIOS
/0/4                       processor      Core i7 (To Be Filled By O.E.M.)
/0/4/6                     memory         32KiB L1 cache
/0/4/7                     memory         256KiB L2 cache
/0/4/8                     memory         4MiB L3 cache
/0/5                       memory         32KiB L1 cache
/0/25                      memory         8GiB System Memory
/0/25/0                    memory         DIMM [empty]
/0/25/1                    memory         8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0,6 ns)
/0/100                     bridge         Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI
/0/100/2                   display        HD Graphics 5500
/0/100/3                   multimedia     Broadwell-U Audio Controller
/0/100/14                  bus            Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller
/0/100/14/0    usb1        bus            xHCI Host Controller
/0/100/14/0/4              generic        USB2.0-CRW
/0/100/14/0/6              multimedia     Lenovo EasyCamera
/0/100/14/0/7              communication  Bluetooth wireless interface
/0/100/14/1    usb2        bus            xHCI Host Controller
/0/100/16                  communication  Wildcat Point-LP MEI Controller #1
/0/100/1b                  multimedia     Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller
/0/100/1c                  bridge         Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #1
/0/100/1c.2                bridge         Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #3
/0/100/1c.2/0  enp2s0      network        RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
/0/100/1c.3                bridge         Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #4
/0/100/1c.3/0  wlp3s0      network        Wireless 3160
/0/100/1c.4                bridge         Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5
/0/100/1c.4/0              display        GK208M [GeForce 920M]
/0/100/1f                  bridge         Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller
/0/100/1f.2                storage        Wildcat Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI Mode]
/0/100/1f.3                bus            Wildcat Point-LP SMBus Controller
/0/1           scsi0       storage        
/0/1/0.0.0     /dev/sda    disk           256GB SAMSUNG SSD 830
/0/1/0.0.0/1   /dev/sda1   volume         39GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/2   /dev/sda2   volume         39GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/3   /dev/sda3   volume         14GiB EXT4 volume
/0/1/0.0.0/4   /dev/sda4   volume         145GiB EXT4 volume
/0/2           scsi1       storage        
/0/2/0.0.0     /dev/cdrom  disk           DVDRAM GUC0N
/1                         power          CRB Battery 0
/2                         power          OEM Define 5

Modules loaded

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lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
rtsx_usb_sdmmc         14464  0
rtsx_usb_ms             9408  0
mmc_core               82872  1 rtsx_usb_sdmmc
memstick                5939  1 rtsx_usb_ms
rtsx_usb                8927  2 rtsx_usb_sdmmc,rtsx_usb_ms
joydev                  8064  0
uvcvideo               60985  0
videobuf2_vmalloc       3609  1 uvcvideo
videobuf2_memops        1842  1 videobuf2_vmalloc
videobuf2_v4l2          9244  1 uvcvideo
videobuf2_core         20962  2 uvcvideo,videobuf2_v4l2
videodev              105149  3 uvcvideo,videobuf2_core,videobuf2_v4l2
media                  18262  2 uvcvideo,videodev
iTCO_wdt                4936  0
iTCO_vendor_support     1921  1 iTCO_wdt
btusb                  27144  0
btrtl                   4165  1 btusb
btbcm                   5691  1 btusb
btintel                 6663  1 btusb
ppdev                   6536  0
bluetooth             338494  5 btbcm,btrtl,btusb,btintel
nvidia_drm             29508  0
nvidia_modeset        729616  1 nvidia_drm
intel_rapl             10328  0
x86_pkg_temp_thermal     6048  0
intel_powerclamp        7104  0
coretemp                5000  0
nvidia              10984668  1 nvidia_modeset
kvm_intel             148824  0
kvm                   261215  1 kvm_intel
irqbypass               2545  1 kvm
crct10dif_pclmul        3431  0
crc32_pclmul            2283  0
iwlmvm                167474  0
crc32c_intel            7584  0
ghash_clmulni_intel     3283  0
mac80211              310930  1 iwlmvm
aesni_intel           140559  0
lrw                     3312  1 aesni_intel
glue_helper             3957  1 aesni_intel
ablk_helper             1948  1 aesni_intel
cryptd                  5758  3 ghash_clmulni_intel,aesni_intel,ablk_helper
psmouse                88300  0
pcspkr                  1856  0
input_leds              2688  0
serio_raw               4352  0
iwlwifi               105329  1 iwlmvm
snd_hda_codec_conexant     9488  1
i2c_i801               15056  0
r8169                  51208  0
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     28534  1
snd_hda_codec_generic    42836  1 snd_hda_codec_conexant
cfg80211              194207  3 iwlwifi,mac80211,iwlmvm
mii                     3680  1 r8169
snd_hda_intel          20096  5
shpchp                 20351  0
lpc_ich                14272  0
8250_fintek             2432  0
ideapad_laptop         12488  0
parport_pc             26025  0
snd_soc_sst_acpi        2624  0
snd_soc_sst_match       1403  1 snd_soc_sst_acpi
fjes                   17013  0
acpi_pad                5328  0
tpm_tis                 9496  0
tpm                    26659  1 tpm_tis
sch_fq_codel            6208  6
vboxnetadp             18438  0
vboxnetflt             15460  0
vboxdrv               326555  2 vboxnetadp,vboxnetflt
ipv6                  293385  60
virtio_pci             12912  0
virtio_scsi             9617  0
virtio_blk              7824  0
virtio_net             20163  0
virtio_console         17248  0
virtio_balloon          5412  0
virtio_ring             9795  6 virtio_blk,virtio_net,virtio_pci,virtio_balloon,virtio_console,virtio_scsi
virtio                  5146  6 virtio_blk,virtio_net,virtio_pci,virtio_balloon,virtio_console,virtio_scsi
xts                     3143  0
gf128mul                5674  2 lrw,xts
aes_x86_64              7631  1 aesni_intel
sha512_generic          5465  0
sha256_generic         10009  0
iscsi_tcp               8558  0
libiscsi_tcp           11066  1 iscsi_tcp
tg3                   130839  0
ptp                     9628  1 tg3
pps_core                8040  1 ptp
e1000                 102348  0
fuse                   69556  3
overlay                29066  0
xfs                   490959  0
nfs                   109838  0
lockd                  53019  1 nfs
grace                   1858  1 lockd
sunrpc                161383  2 nfs,lockd
jfs                   141761  0
reiserfs              202273  0
ext4                  327493  3
jbd2                   51074  1 ext4
ext2                   54359  0
mbcache                 3922  5 ext2,ext4
firewire_core          44542  0
sl811_hcd              14544  0
hid_generic             1385  0
xhci_plat_hcd           3780  0
ohci_pci                4168  0
ohci_hcd               31287  1 ohci_pci
uhci_hcd               28741  0
ehci_pci                4399  0
ehci_hcd               54728  1 ehci_pci
sx8                    11676  0
imm                     9670  0
pata_pcmcia            10140  0
pcmcia                 39291  1 pata_pcmcia
i915                  987369  8
xhci_pci                4574  0
drm_kms_helper         82676  2 i915,nvidia_drm
snd_hda_codec          77289  4 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_intel
snd_hda_core           41278  5 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep               5523  1 snd_hda_codec
drm                   245365  10 i915,drm_kms_helper,nvidia_drm
snd_pcm                73640  4 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_core
intel_gtt              11014  1 i915
xhci_hcd              123703  2 xhci_plat_hcd,xhci_pci
agpgart                23170  2 drm,intel_gtt
snd_timer              18266  1 snd_pcm
fb_sys_fops             1442  1 drm_kms_helper
syscopyarea             3006  1 drm_kms_helper
sysfillrect             3242  1 drm_kms_helper
sysimgblt               2175  1 drm_kms_helper
snd                    52869  18 snd_hwdep,snd_timer,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_pcm,snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel
i2c_algo_bit            4880  1 i915
sparse_keymap           2834  1 ideapad_laptop
parport                30284  3 imm,ppdev,parport_pc

[edit] I think that HD5500 (broadwell) needs i965 module not i915 :|
need to file a bug ? :mrgreen:

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