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Re: radeon: "This chipset requires a kernel module version of 1.17.0"


Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Die, 2012-08-28 at 07:47 -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote: 
>> przypadek wrote:

>>> [dri] This chipset requires a kernel module version of 1.17.0,
>>> [dri] but the kernel reports a version of 2.0.0.
>> It sounds like it is slightly out of date [...]
> Not necessarily. The above means that KMS is enabled in the kernel, but
> the X driver is using UMS.

Good catch.  Sorry for the nonsense.

>                            This cannot work properly. Make sure the
> radeon kernel module is loaded before X starts.

Now that you mention it, I seem to remember this coming up before
once (for a different reason).  The X server message is not very
clear; is that fixable?

Dawid wrote:

> next is that, kernel config needs
> CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="radeon/CEDAR_me.bin radeon/CEDAR_pfp.bin
> radeon/CEDAR_rlc.bin radeon/CYPRESS_me.bin radeon/CYPRESS_pfp.bin
> radeon/CYPRESS_rlc.bin radeon/JUNIPER_me.bin radeon/JUNIPER_pfp.bin
> radeon/JUNIPER_rlc.bin radeon/R600_rlc.bin radeon/R700_rlc.bin
> radeon/REDWOOD_me.bin radeon/REDWOOD_pfp.bin radeon/REDWOOD_rlc.bin"
> i added this and "radeon/RS690_cp.bin", recomplie kernel and it's
> working so i think it can be bug

Dawid, could you provide a full kernel log ("dmesg" output) from
booting a woorking and a non-working kernel?

Sorry for the confusion,

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