6.14.4 driver hanging w/ Radeon HD 7660G GPU
michel at daenzer.net
Fri Jul 13 02:49:59 PDT 2012
On Don, 2012-07-12 at 18:02 -0700, criego duncan wrote:
> I just got a new HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with an AMD A10-4600M APU (which
> contains the Radeon HD 7660G GPU).
> I read that the 3.4 kernel now supports Trinity, so i tried it
> (installed the 3.4-trunk-amd64 from debian) but the first problem was
> that the Xorg.log told me that kernel modesetting was required. I have
> "/etc/modprobe.d/radeon-kms.conf" which contains: options radeon modeset=1
> This didn't turn it on, though, so i added it to grub and now X just
> hangs in an uninterruptable sleep state.
One problem is that the firmware-linux-nonfree package doesn't contain
the microcode for Trinity yet. Get the ARUBA_*.bin files from
http://people.freedesktop.org/~agd5f/radeon_ucode/ , put them
in /lib/firmware/radeon/ and re-generate the initrd. Then see what if
any problems remain.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast | Debian, X and DRI developer
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