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Old 5th July 2019
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Default *ERROR* Potential atomic update failure

Hello, I see this error message in several dmesg posts including mine
error: [drmid3771:intel_pipe_update_start] *ERROR* Potential atomic update failure on pipe A
Error comes up randomly and I would like to know what it means and if theres a fix.
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Seems to be related to Intel's graphics driver, and it indicates there is some kind of a problem in its functionality.
It is an atomic failure, which means the processor will wait for an operation to complete until it finishes.

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