On Sunday, 18 September 2016 03:33:15 BST Kevin Kofler wrote:
Colin J Thomson wrote:
> The past day or so I have been trying the new PIM release only to find it
> will crash all the time, even sometimes on start-up with no interaction
> from me.
> I think it could be the Webkit + Nouveau crash bug which also stopped me
> using Qupzilla :-(
Most likely, yes.
Thanks for confirming my suspicions,
It's unfortunate that this has been known for over a year and still no fix.
I also reassigned several ABRT crash reports to xorg-x11-drv-nouveau (there
are a few different backtraces, it's not just one bug) in Fedora and didn't
even get a reply.
Yes, since posting and more investigating like you said this has been around
quite a time sadly,
> Do any of you guys use Nouveau and this latest 16.08 PIM without
> I see good karma left for for this release on Bodhi which makes me think
> it is webkit/nouveau causing the issue and *not* PIM
A workaround is to start your kdepim apps with LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 or
QT_XCB_FORCE_SOFTWARE_OPENGL=1 set, e.g.:
OK, thanks, I did try this with mixed results and locking up of Kmail at
times. So sadly I had to use the nV drivers from RPMfusion for the time being
:-( Which confirms this was the issue, the plus side is I can use qupzilla
I will run more tests with nouveau and your suggestions when I get some free
time again. Sure hope it gets fixed soon so I can return to Nouveau.
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