Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

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Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

Post by Slowmopickle » Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:37 pm

Solved my boot issue following this viewtopic.php?f=46&t=122257

However, it booted and is now stuck in software rendering mode instead of using my GPU. Here is a quick run of inxi -Fxz thanks in advance.

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System:    Host: <filter>-X505BA Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1) Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
Machine:   Device: laptop System: ASUSTeK product: X505BA v: 1.0 serial: N/A
           Mobo: ASUSTeK model: X505BA v: 1.0 serial: N/A
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: X505BA.305 date: 08/31/2017
Battery    BAT0: charge: 34.9 Wh 94.7% condition: 36.9/42.1 Wh (88%) model: ASUSTeK ASUS status: Discharging
CPU:       Dual core AMD A9-9420 RADEON R5 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G (-MCP-) arch: Excavator rev.0 cache: 2048 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips: 11977
           clock speeds: max: 3000 MHz 1: 1437 MHz 2: 1432 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Device 98e4 bus-ID: 00:01.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 ) drivers: fbdev,ati (unloaded: modesetting,vesa,radeon)
           Resolution: 1366x768@76.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: llvmpipe (LLVM 6.0, 128 bits) version: 3.3 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Device 157a driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:09.2
           Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Device 15b3 driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:01.1
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-20-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 01:00.0
           IF: wlp1s0 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: e000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 2256.5GB (8.2% used)
           ID-1: USB /dev/sda model: BUP_Slim_BL size: 2000.4GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: Micron_1100_MTFD size: 256.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 234G used: 8.8G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb2
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 33.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 195 Uptime: 5 min Memory: 1266.8/7486.1MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56 
Last edited by Slowmopickle on Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:56 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: 19.1 Cinnamon freezes after login

Post by karlchen » Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:46 pm

Hello, Slowmopickle.

You are aware that Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon is currently in its beta state?!
Therefore all comments and problem reports about Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon should go to the comments here:
Linux Mint 19.1 “Tessa” Cinnamon – BETA Release

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Karl
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Re: Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

Post by Slowmopickle » Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:56 pm

I corrected the title it is not beta my apologies and resolved the issue using another thread however another has come up.

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Re: Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

Post by sleeper12 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:03 pm

Mate & Xfce are lighter, so you might try one of those to see if any improvement.

Edit: Oops, this was intended for your previous freeze problem.

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Re: Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

Post by Slowmopickle » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:21 pm

sleeper12 wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:03 pm
Mate & Xfce are lighter, so you might try one of those to see if any improvement.

Edit: Oops, this was intended for your previous freeze problem.
No worries I am going to try one of them anyhow to see if that resolves it since I believe mate and xfce don't require 3D rendering like Cinnamon?

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Re: Mint 19 Cinnamon Running in software rendering mode

Post by sleeper12 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:29 pm

Not sure, but yeah go ahead & try it, nothing to lose. Mate works well on my old laptops, Cinnamon not.

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