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Upgrading from 18.0.5-1 to 18.1.1-1 a couple of days ago seems to have made my system very unreliable (random hard / complete / : not a , nothing in logs, mouse pointer not operational, numlock not operational, must hold down the power button for a few seconds to halt).

Currently on 18.1.2-1 and no freeze so far, but uptime is only 19min at this point.

Using the free/libre driver for RX 580 graphics card, with 7 2700x cpu.

just froze again and had to power cycle, only 2h16m36s uptime :( some of the things I want to run have an estimated runtime of 20h wall-clock minimum, so not happening with this mess :(

not even 100% sure it is a mesa issue, because of the lack of info in logs. this is super frustrating :(

to test the mesa hypothesis, I'll stop X on the desktop and try running the long-running job from text mode console.

uptime over 15 hours without X running. not proof, but does make me more confident that mesa and/or amdgpu driver is somehow to blame for my system freezes.

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

downgrading mesa on debian buster 

@mathr oho man I spent three days last week figuring out how get a nvidia gpu to work with bumblebee/optimus. It was quite painful.

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