Bug#544754: xserver-xorg-video-radeon: DRI does't work: fail to load firmware RS690. And instability when install firmware-linux package.

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Wed Sep 2 12:13:22 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep  2, 2009 at 20:35:19 +0000, Thomas Pierson wrote:

> So I have some questions :
> Why the firmware-linux package is not include with the xserver-xorg-video-radeon package?

Because it belongs with the kernel, not the X driver.  And it's in a
separate package because Debian ships sourceless firmware in the
non-free archive, not in main.

> Is this instability result of a actual development or a bad configuration/association between these 2 package?
> Is my configuration correct?
No clue about these.  What version of libgl1-mesa-dri are you using?
Can you post X and kernel logs where firmware-linux is installed?


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