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Old 09-10-2016, 09:26 AM   #1
ahc_fan
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Team Fortress 2 freezes system. Not sure who to report this to...


Whenever I play TF2 using the FOSS radeon driver the game freezes, the audio loops, and I can't alt+tab, minimize, or even switch to another VT. So I have to hard reboot.

This was happening in X version 1.17 and now in version 1.18. The only fix is to downgrade X and install the outdated catalyst driver. I would like to report this to someone, but I don't know if the problem is in X itself, the driver, or TF2. I also can't find any crash logs so I don't know what information I would even send.

Any ideas?
 
Old 09-10-2016, 02:38 PM   #2
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If the game runs well with the proprietary driver, then the problem seems to be related to the xorg driver. Can you post your lspci and /var/log/Xorg.0.log here ?

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Old 09-11-2016, 01:17 AM   #3
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Yes I read this somewhere, tried it and TF2 crashed after 2 seconds ingame lol.
Keyboard was non responsive, but I could still ssh into the box.
But no error messages in dmesg

Seems there are already bugreports for it:
https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Sou...es/issues/1943
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95308
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93649

I don't even play this game, but this really sucks, it should never
lockup like this. Oh well
 
Old 09-11-2016, 04:40 AM   #4
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Basically, you are yet another victim of Arch(err... Slack)ware Linux v14.2.

The Gods to bless you!

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