Bug#596961: [initramfs-tools] missing radeon firmware (from firmware-linux-nonfree) in initramfs
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 01:50:08PM +0200, Anarky wrote:
> Package: initramfs-tools
> Version: 0.98.3
> Severity: normal
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> The radeon driver seems to be loaded at initramfs stage for KMS reasons but
> the firmware is not present in the initramfs resulting in missing
> functionalities (HDMI audio).
> Other people on #debian IRC with a similar setup seem to have these firmware in
> the initramfs ...
there is no valid point to load it in initramfs, just don't do it.
> From dmesg :
> [ 5.218630] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/RV670_pfp.bin
> [ 5.314896] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/RV670_me.bin
> [ 5.385302] platform radeon_cp.0: firmware: requesting radeon/R600_rlc.bin
check if the module provides proper modinfo:
modinfo -F firmware <kernelmodule>