Bug#596961: [initramfs-tools] missing radeon firmware (from firmware-linux-nonfree) in initramfs
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 02:59:33PM +0200, Anarky wrote:
> Le mercredi 15 septembre 2010 14:07:18, maximilian attems a écrit :
> > On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 01:50:08PM +0200, Anarky wrote:
> > > Package: initramfs-tools
> > > Version: 0.98.3
> > > Severity: normal
> > >
> > > --- Please enter the report below this line. ---
> > >
> > > 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 ...
> > why?
> > there is no valid point to load it in initramfs, just don't do it.
> I didn't change anything in that purpose.
please post the following file:
> It is seems that with Kernel Mode Settings, the radeon driver must be loaded
> for the framebuffer console to be activated and that it has to be done before X
> is started in order not to get a broken X.
> I'm no expert in that regard, but it seems to be the default debian bahavior
> anyway, so if you really think that's not a "initramfs-utils" bug maybe you
> can reassign it to the radeon maintainer.
what are you talking about?
the radeon linux-2.6 module should not be loaded in initramfs
unless you know what you are doing, empty your
/etc/initramfs-tools/modules if it is in there and regenerate
currently you have brought zero evidence of a bug,
even the dmesg snippet just looks fine.