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Re: Boot fails unless nomodeset is set




Hi Felix,

Am 22.01.19 um 12:33 schrieb Felix Miata:
> Robert Pommrich composed on 2019-01-22 08:47 (UTC+0100):
> 
>> Since the upgrade from jessie to stretch and despite several kernel
>> upgrades from backports I am bitten by the bug described here:
> 
>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=914517
> 
> When I saw you had 8570 I thought it was same as I have. Turns out your 8570 is
> Richland but my 8570 is Oland. Mine works OK in Stretch with modesetting X driver,
> but not with amdgpu. Maybe this could help you anyway:
> 

I checked and indeed found it a Richland one.

But no combination of radeon.si_support and amdgpu.si_support helped.

inxi -GxxSM
System:    Host: schmiede Kernel: 3.16.0-6-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.9.2)
           Desktop: Awesome 4.0 dm: lightdm
           Distro: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
Machine:   Device: desktop Mobo: MSI model: FM2-A75IA-E53 (MS-7792) v: 1.0
           BIOS: American Megatrends v: V2.2 date: 07/10/2013
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Richland [Radeon HD 8570D]
           bus-ID: 00:01.0 chip-ID: 1002:990e
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.2 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded:
modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz, 1280x1024@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.39.0 / 3.16.0-6-amd64, LLVM 6.0.0)
           GLX Version: 3.1 Mesa 18.2.8 Direct Rendering: Yes

 xrandr | egrep -A2 -B1 ' conne'
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3200 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384
HDMI-0 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x
axis y axis) 160mm x 90mm
   1920x1080     60.00*+  50.00    59.94
   1920x1080i    60.00    50.00    59.94
--
   640x480       60.00    59.94
VGA-0 connected 1280x1024+1920+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
axis) 338mm x 270mm
   1280x1024     60.02*+  75.02
   1152x864      75.00


Any other ideas?

Best,
Robert