@basilrabi I am unable to reproduce the failure above
blender Read prefs: /home/luya/.config/blender/2.79/config/userpref.blend
Would you either reinstall alembic-libs or backup your blender preference and clean install blender to see if that resolve the issue?
Running well on HP Envy x360 Ryzen 2500U. Some upstream issues such as missing sensor driver and ACPI traceback still remain unsolved.
This update performed well on HP Envy x360 Ryzen 2500U. The reason for -1 karma to generally function is due to the broken touchscreen function on all kernel version caused by a misconfigured ACPI table affecting all AMD powered HP touchscreen laptops. Revealing errors highlights:
Nov 16 14:48:16 kernel: amd_gpio AMDI0030:00: Failed to get gpio IRQ: -22
Nov 16 14:48:16 kernel: amd_gpio: probe of AMDI0030:00 failed with error -22
Nov 16 22:42:48 kernel: ACPI Error: Field [D128] at bit offset/length 128/1024 exceeds size of target Bu>
Nov 16 22:42:48 kernel: ACPI Error: Method parse/execution failed \HWMC, AE_AML_BUFFER_LIMIT (20180531/p>
Nov 16 22:42:48 kernel: ACPI Error: Method parse/execution failed _SB.WMID.WMAA, AE_AML_BUFFER_LIMIT (2>
Nov 16 22:42:48 kernel: acer_wmi: Acer Laptop ACPI-WMI Extras
Nov 16 22:42:48 kernel: acer_wmi: Unsupported machine has AMW0_GUID1, unable to load
A patch which needed refinement were submitted to upstream bug report but no maintainers took a look yet for a least testing.