amdgpu on kernel 4.19

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amdgpu on kernel 4.19

Postby arielvtpma » 2019-01-23 05:07

Hello,

My debian stretch boots fine with kernel 4.18 with the amdgpu driver on my R7 260X (BONAIRE XTX).
It does not boot with kernel 4.19 because it could not find the bonaire driver on firmware/amdgpu.

To solve this I copied the BONAIRE driver from firmware/radeon to firmware/amdgpu.

I don't know if this is a good solution.

Thanks in advance
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Re: amdgpu on kernel 4.19

Postby stevepusser » 2019-01-23 23:35

You could also try the newer firmware-amd-graphics from Buster or the backported version here: https://download.opensuse.org/repositor ... n_9.0/all/

which also have that fix:

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/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_ce.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_k_smc.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_mc.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_me.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_mec.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_pfp.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_rlc.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_sdma.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_sdma1.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_smc.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_uvd.bin
/lib/firmware/amdgpu/bonaire_vce.bin
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Re: amdgpu on kernel 4.19

Postby shep » 2019-01-24 12:46

At this time, I would consider installing Buster. It has entered transition freeze and will be in soft freeze in about 2 weeks.
Release is anticipated about 10 days after Full Freeze - about 2 months.

https://release.debian.org/buster/freeze_policy.html
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Re: amdgpu on kernel 4.19

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-01-24 17:53

shep wrote:Release is anticipated about 10 days after Full Freeze

The usual freeze period is about six months, although it does vary, so I would expect Debian 10 to be released in September(ish).
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