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Re: New Zen 3 System with RX 5000 GPU

On Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 09:55:38PM -0500, Josh Blagden wrote:
> Hi folks,
>     I recently built a desktop with a Ryzen 5600X and a Sapphire RX
> 56000 XT. I've tried installing Debian, upgrading to Testing, and then
> installing the graphics packages three different ways, but I've never
> been able to get past the display manager. Would it be possible to
> install the GPU-related packages from backports and kernel 5.9 from
> Testing? Or will it it not be possible to get Debian running on this
> machine (with a GUI) until kernel 5.9 makes its way to Stable? I know
> kernel 5.9 is a bit on the wobbly side, but I really just want to get
> this desktop "up and running".

Advise: Do that on the latest and greatest  unstable, not on backports.

By the way:  http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1925.html has documented

  You can't have all three

Geert Stappers
Silence is hard to parse

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