Crashes in i915 on Intel GM965

Asked by John Cummo on 2021-03-25

The boot program is very slow.
An error dialog pops up simply stating there is a problem with the system.
If I open the details a long long list of data is shown, way above my technical knowledge.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: xorg 1:7.7+13ubuntu3.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-140.144~16.04.1-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-140-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
.tmp.unity_support_test.0:

ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.30
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Mar 25 08:22:18 2021
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: xenial
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DkmsStatus:
 bcmwl, 6.30.223.271+bdcom, 4.15.0-139-generic, i686: installed
 bcmwl, 6.30.223.271+bdcom, 4.15.0-140-generic, i686: installed
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, if not too technical
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) [8086:2a02] (rev 0c) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell Inspiron 1525 [1028:022f]
   Subsystem: Dell Inspiron 1525 [1028:022f]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2021-03-17 (7 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release i386 (20190227.1)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Inspiron 1525
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-140-generic root=UUID=b85df775-5de2-47b0-843b-d2f8b1f71d5e ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display
Title: Xorg freeze
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 10/27/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A17
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA17:bd10/27/2009:svnDellInc.:pnInspiron1525:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn:rvr:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Inspiron 1525
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.12.3+16.04.20180221-0ubuntu1
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.91-2~16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 18.0.5-0ubuntu0~16.04.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 18.0.5-0ubuntu0~16.04.1
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core N/A
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

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This question was originally filed as bug #1921385.

Daniel Letzeisen (dtl131) said : #1

User solved initial problem by installing newer version of Ubuntu. Now user is asking for support for wireless chip.

Daniel Letzeisen (dtl131) said : #2

If you still have issues with wireless, please gather info according to: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=370108

John Cummo (jpc0727) said : #3

Thank you Daniel for sending e-mail. I resolved the problem with the wireless.
System working awesome!!

On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 11:35 AM Daniel Letzeisen
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> Your question #696265 on linux in Ubuntu changed:
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> Daniel Letzeisen posted a new comment:
> User solved initial problem by installing newer version of Ubuntu. Now
> user is asking for support for wireless chip.
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Best Daniel Letzeisen (dtl131) said : #4

Good to hear. Please mark question solved.

John Cummo (jpc0727) said : #5

Problem tesolved

John Cummo (jpc0727) said : #6

Thank you for your help!

On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 2:01 PM John Cummo
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> Your question #696265 on linux in Ubuntu changed:
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> Status: Answered => Solved
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> Problem tesolved
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