[arch-general] RetroArch refuses to go back into windowed mode after fullscreen

Diego Viola diego.viola at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 17:46:25 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Diego Viola <diego.viola at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been having this poblem for a while now, and I reported the
> problem here, because I think its' a bug in the Intel driver.
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93844
> The problem happens when I use retroarch and I play a game, I press F
> to go into fullscreen mode, but when I press F again, the video is
> paused and retroarch hangs.
> This happens independently of the core I'm using in RA.
> At the moment, the problem is present with the 4.6.1-2-ARCH kernel,
> but if I compile 4.6.1 myself, the problem does not occur.
> Is there anything the package maintainers can do about this? Or this
> is something only the Intel developers can tackle?
> My system is archlinux x86_64, Intel i915 driver, Dual-Core  CPU
> E5500  @ 2.80GHz desktop machine, 2GB of RAM. I was able to reproduce
> this on my ThinkPad T450 as well, so I don't think the hardware is
> that relevant.
> Thanks,
> Diego

Tobias, Thomas, any ideas on this?

I've tried compiling 4.6.1 myself and then RetroArch doesn't hang
after toggling windowed-mode from fullscreen.

It hangs with the stock 4.6.1-ARCH kernel though.


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