regarding vcn

Javad Karabi karabijavad at
Tue May 19 18:52:31 UTC 2020

thanks alex. i guess all the little things that i think are the
problem, are really red herrings lol. i keep finding little things
that i think might fix the 5600 issues im having but i guess theyre
unrelated. ill make another post which simply defines the issues im

On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 1:48 PM Alex Deucher <alexdeucher at> wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 2:45 PM Javad Karabi <karabijavad at> wrote:
> >
> > for a rx 5600 xt graphics card, is VCN supposed to be set to disabled?
> >
> > if i understand correctly, 5600 is navi10, which has vcn
> >
> > but i currently see VCN: disabled
> >
> > $ sudo grep VCN /sys/kernel/debug/dri/1/amdgpu_pm_info
> > VCN: Disabled
> amdgpu_pm_info shows power information.  When the VCN block is not in
> use, the driver disables it to save power.  If you read back the
> amdgpu_pm_info while VCN is in use, it will show up as enabled.
> Alex

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