On Mon, 2012-01-02 at 00:41 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > As I suggested a while back, radeon really doesn't work without firmware > on some chips. [...] This (commit 77e00f2ea94abee1ad13bdfde19cf7aa25992b0e) is changing behaviour for the BTC chips (codenames Barts, Turks and Caicos; model numbers HD 68xx, 65xx and 63xx; DCE5 generation). However, we had many reports that DCE3 generation chips don't work properly without firmware: RV620 in #607194, RV635 in #637392 and #637943, RV710 in #627497, RV770 in #610851. There is also the hang-on-resume issue (#607471), though that is generically fixed (or rather worked-around) by: commit a144c6a6c924aa1da04dd77fb84b89927354fdff Author: Rafael J. Wysocki <email@example.com> Date: Fri May 6 20:09:42 2011 +0200 PM: Print a warning if firmware is requested when tasks are frozen commit caca9510ff4e5d842c0589110243d60927836222 Author: Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed Aug 24 15:55:30 2011 -0700 firmware loader: allow builtin firmware load even if usermodehelper is disabled Ben. -- Ben Hutchings All the simple programs have been written, and all the good names taken.
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