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Re: Boot fails unless nomodeset is set




Am 23.01.19 um 16:56 schrieb Felix Miata:
> Robert Pommrich composed on 2019-01-23 15:58 (UTC+0100):
> 
>> I checked and indeed found it a Richland one.
> 
>> But no combination of radeon.si_support and amdgpu.si_support helped.
> ...
>>            Display Server: X.Org 1.19.2 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded:
>> modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
> ...
>>            Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz, 1280x1024@60.02hz
> 
>> VGA-0 connected 1280x1024+1920+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
>> axis) 338mm x 270mm
> 
>> Any other ideas?
> 
> You're using the ati/radeon driver. Have you tried the modesetting? Either specify modesetting in
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-device.conf, or purge xserver-xorg-video-ati & xserver-xorg-video-radeon.
> 

I configured modesetting as driver:

# cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-device.conf
Section "Device"
  Identifier "AMD"
  Driver "modesetting"
EndSection

It is used now:

# 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 driver: modesetting 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


But my machine is still rebooting hard with kernels higher than 3.16.

Any other ideas?

Best
Robert