Tonga Kernel Modesetting Issue
ian at bashford.net
Tue Apr 3 08:12:23 UTC 2018
Thanks Alex - I’ll try the latest kernels first and see where that gets me.
I’ll move on to trying to track down a commit if that fails...
It’s a dell 27” monitor connected via DVI dual - nothing else along the
path so a fairly straightforward setup.
On Mon, 2 Apr 2018 at 20:21, Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 10:29 AM, Ian Bashford <ianbashford at gmail.com>
> > Hi,
> > I'm investigating an issue with KMS on my graphics card. I'm hoping this
> > list might give me some direction/guidance where to look.
> > Sometime in between kernels 4.9 and 4.14, the KMS on my card stopped
> > set to 2560x1440 and only sets 1920x1080. Passing video= as a kernel
> > parameter just leads to a black screen.
> > I've tried stock kernels on alpine and arch, and also compiled a few as
> > well; I can't see any obvious differences in the compile options that
> > lead to the difference.
> > My next line of enquiry is to see if there's a change in amdgpu that
> > be the cause.
> > Given the size of the codebase and the number of changes, I was hoping
> > someone might be able to help me narrow the possible search.
> > Would you be able to suggest somewhere to begin ?
> If you can try a newer kernel (4.16 or 4.17rc), try enabling the new
> dc modeseting code (append amdgpu.dc=1 on the kernel command line in
> What type of display (DVI, DP, etc.) is your monitor and what physical
> connector is it connected to on your board? Are there any adapters
> between the card and the display? Probably best to file a bug
> (https://bugs.freedesktop.org) and attach your xorg log and dmesg
> output in both the working and non working cases.
> The best way to sort this out would be to use git to bisect what
> commit caused the issue.
> > The card is a Sapphire R9 380X NITRO 4GB - it identifies as a TONGA.
> > During the boot, I get this message about the mode setting
> > [drm] initializing kernel modesetting (TONGA 0x1002:0x6938 0x174B:0xE308
> > 0xF1)
> > thanks
> > Ian
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