Bug 107310 - intel-gpu-overlay crashes on startup, being aborted
Summary: intel-gpu-overlay crashes on startup, being aborted
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: DRI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: IGT (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: Default DRI bug account
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Reported: 2018-07-20 16:45 UTC by leozinho29_eu
Modified: 2019-02-25 13:50 UTC (History)
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Description leozinho29_eu 2018-07-20 16:45:50 UTC
The program intel-gpu-tools from git is crashing on startup. When starting intel-gpu-tools using the -f option, the following messages are shown: 

intel-gpu-overlay: gpu-perf.c:340: request_add: Assertion `class <= I915_ENGINE_CLASS_VIDEO_ENHANCE' failed.

intel-gpu-tools version 1.18 opens, but shows the GPU usage as "idle", while version 1.22 opens and shows, in the part where it should show GPU usage, "i915.ko tracepoints not available".

-- chipset: Intel Core i3-6100U
-- system architecture: 64-bit
-- xf86-video-intel: 2:2.99.917+git20171229-1
-- xserver: 2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4
-- mesa: 18.2.0-devel (git-e2e32b6afd)
-- libdrm: 2.4.91-2
-- kernel: 4.17.7
-- Linux distribution: Xubuntu 18.04
-- Machine or mobo model: Lenovo Ideapad 310-14ISK 80UG
-- Display connector: eDP and VGA
Comment 1 Chris Wilson 2018-07-20 17:01:46 UTC
It intentionally doesn't adapt to different versions of the tracepoints, I suspect you need v4.19 currently (and v4.19 won't be for another 3 months...)
Comment 2 Petri Latvala 2019-02-25 09:55:04 UTC
Does this still happen with a recent kernel?
Comment 3 leozinho29_eu 2019-02-25 13:50:59 UTC
Using latest kernels (5.0-rc) and latest intel-gpu-overlay it works correctly. It is only failing when older kernels, as 4.18.0-15, are used.

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