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Re: Anyone using AMD Radeon R9 270x under Debian other than vesa drivers.

On 2018-02-22 15:57 +0100, Dominique Dumont wrote:

> On Tuesday, 20 February 2018 11:40:49 CET terryc wrote:
>> i've just finshed trying amdgp, radeon 7 ati drivers under wheezy and
>> stretch and it is a total wipeout. All ii can get working is a copied
>> default single screen under vesa driver.
> Can you make sure that radeon kernel module is loaded ?

What is really needed is the firmware for the card, contained in the
firmware-amd-graphics package (since stretch, older Debian releases
shipped it in firmware-linux-nonfree).  After installing that package
from non-free and rebooting the card should work fine.