Re: Running Debian on an AMD Ryzen system
- Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:16:51 +1100
- From: "Sam Varghese" <sam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Running Debian on an AMD Ryzen system
On Fri, February 22, 2019 8:11 am, Dan Ritter wrote:
> Sam Varghese wrote:
>> I have seen some older reports about kernel issues and crashes. Hence my
> I haven't seen any while running Stretch or later.
>> I presume that the built-in graphics system can be disabled from the
>> (or UEFI) and a stock standard graphics card used instead. Would I be
>> correct in assuming that?
> For desktops, yes. My son is using a Ryzen 2300U laptop, and the
> stretch-backports amdgpu X11 system works well for him. His last
> remaining issue is that the touchscreen isn't working, which is
> not a Ryzen issue.
> Ryzen (and ThreadRipper)_chips without a G or U suffix have no
> built-in graphics anyway, so it's not an issue unless you're
> buying one of those.
Thanks a lot for your input, Dan. Much appreciated.