Bug 107634 - [ICL] AVC encoder causes GPU hang on ICL
Summary: [ICL] AVC encoder causes GPU hang on ICL
Status: ASSIGNED
Alias: None
Product: DRI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: DRM/Intel (show other bugs)
Version: DRI git
Hardware: Other All
: high normal
Assignee: Tvrtko Ursulin
QA Contact: Intel GFX Bugs mailing list
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Whiteboard: Triaged, ReadyForDev
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Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2018-08-21 03:01 UTC by Tony Ye
Modified: 2019-01-08 10:24 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

See Also:
i915 platform: ICL
i915 features: GEM/Other


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Description Tony Ye 2018-08-21 03:01:43 UTC
The issue can be reproduced with the media-driver on ICL LP by following the steps described in https://github.com/intel/media-driver/issues/267.

It can be fixed with https://github.com/intel/media-driver/pull/271, but this media-driver patch depends on the i915 "Per context dynamic (sub)slice power-gating" series -- https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/series/48194/.
Comment 1 Francesco Balestrieri 2018-08-21 08:15:50 UTC
Assigned to Tvrtko.
Comment 2 Lakshmi 2018-08-30 05:50:23 UTC
Priority changed to High as the issue hangs GPU.
Comment 3 Tvrtko Ursulin 2018-09-12 10:29:20 UTC
Tony, could you help me creating a simplest possible batch buffer which hangs on ICL if dynamic SSEU is not working or not present? I need to add a more proper functional test to the existing IGT (https://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/248544/) since currently all we have is the register read-back.
Comment 4 Tony Ye 2018-09-13 08:28:35 UTC
Tvrtko, the VME sampler cannot be accessed in a simple batch. You need to prepare some states, surfaces, and then launch a kernel to do something with VME. It's similar to https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/intel-gpu-tools/tree/lib/media_fill.c, but more efforts are required. Unfortunately, I do not have something which is already working to share with you.

The simplest way to reproduce the issue to use the media driver to encode a stream.
Comment 5 Tvrtko Ursulin 2018-09-13 11:22:48 UTC
Would you or someone from your team be able to estimate the amount of work needed, and then maybe add this test case as follow-up?

We could also look at the feasibility of integrating any test suites you have into the i915 continuous integration testing. That would ensure i915 changes do not break the media driver ever.
Comment 6 Francesco Balestrieri 2019-01-08 09:51:34 UTC
Tvrtko, I think we now have a testcase for this, is that right?
Comment 7 Tvrtko Ursulin 2019-01-08 10:24:42 UTC
Correct, as far as I understand it is all mostly there apart from some process bits and a final rebase pending.


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