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  • #61
    Originally posted by brent View Post
    I wouldn't really count on stable Xe drivers from Intel, the current crop of drivers for integrated GPUs have various stability issues as well. Intel also famously broke stability for, well, pretty much everyone, like a year ago, and it took them months to fix.
    ???? What stability problem are you talking about? Been using Intel GPUs for several years now, no stability issues here. Definitely none in the last year. Maybe you were specifically affected, but your claim that everyone was affected certainly seems false.

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    • #62
      Originally posted by brent View Post
      I wouldn't really count on stable Xe drivers from Intel, the current crop of drivers for integrated GPUs have various stability issues as well. Intel also famously broke stability for, well, pretty much everyone, like a year ago, and it took them months to fix.
      Since among the computers I use are also ones with Intel iGPUs, I can tell about my experience: None of those ever had any significant stability issue, I found only one rare configuration (switching off a laptop's internal display, only enabling an external one, then sending the laptop into S3 sleep and resuming a few times) at which I once had issues with the Intel driver sometimes crashing - but that was easy to avoid, and not in the slightest way as disastrous as the "crashes every other day while idle or under light desktop use" that I had with amdgpu now for 4 years, with the stability getting just worse, not better.

      Even if it took Intel 6 months to stabilize Xe drivers after the hardware is being sold, that would still be paradise in comparison to the stability nightmare that I experience with amdgpu.

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      • #63
        Originally posted by AsuMagic View Post
        oh, so you have issues with a card you bought for over a hundred dollars? just get paid 0$ spending a few tens of hours of your time fixing a multi-billion dollar company's code on an officially supported platform!

        i have a 580 and i don't really have any such stability issues, but ffs can people just quit with this horrible argument?
        In fairness, dwagner has put a lot of effort into careful bug reporting, interacting with developers and testing potential fixes. I'm starting to think that there might just be a bad board causing the issues dwagner is seeing since we are having so much trouble reproducing them in-house.

        EDIT - re-reading I guess your post is probably sarcastic so feel free to ignore the above. First read I thought you were criticizing dwagner.

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        • #64
          Originally posted by bridgman View Post

          In fairness, dwagner has put a lot of effort into careful bug reporting, interacting with developers and testing potential fixes. I'm starting to think that there might just be a bad board causing the issues dwagner is seeing since we are having so much trouble reproducing them in-house.

          EDIT - re-reading I guess your post is probably sarcastic so feel free to ignore the above. First read I thought you were criticizing dwagner.
          sorry if the intent wasn't clear. to clarify, i was just annoyed in general by people telling others to fix code themselves when they bring up an issue they have (makes sense for smaller, unpaid projects, certainly, or for detailed bug reports in this context).
          which was seemingly not the case in the end anyway because i misinterpreted what sandy said. my bad
          Last edited by AsuMagic; 10-23-2020, 02:12 PM.

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