Closed Bug 1733148 Opened 4 months ago Closed 4 months ago

Turn off `gfx.core-animation.specialize-video` pref for M1 Macs

Categories

(Core :: Graphics, defect)

ARM64
macOS
defect

Tracking

()

VERIFIED FIXED
94 Branch
Tracking Status
firefox94 + verified

People

(Reporter: bradwerth, Assigned: bradwerth)

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Bug 1732677 tracks the kernel panics we see when M1 Macs run the low power video code. Turning the gfx.core-animation.specialize-video pref off for M1 Macs will protect those users while we figure it out.

Attachment #9243497 - Attachment description: WIP: Bug 1733148: Turn off video specialization for M1 Macs. → Bug 1733148: Turn off video specialization for M1 Macs.
Pushed by bwerth@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/bab5ca682810
Turn off video specialization for M1 Macs. r=mstange
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → 94 Branch

Verified-fixed on the latest Firefox Nightly 94.0a1 (2021-09-30) ( 20210930215026)on MacOS 11.2.2 - M1 Apple. The preference is now disabled by default.

Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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