[Regression v4.2] Re: [PATCH 7/9] drm/radeon: add VCE 1.0 support v4

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Wed Aug 12 23:18:12 PDT 2015

On 13.08.2015 15:03, Lucas Stach wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> this commit is causing a boot regression with v4.2-rcX on my Richland
> APU (CHIP_ARUBA) based laptop. I didn't have time yet to track down
> where exactly it is going wrong, but I bisected it down to this single
> commit.
> I don't have the VCE firmware installed on this system, so from a quick
> look at the code I would expect it to drop out pretty early and just
> leave the VCE unconfigured, but otherwise keep things working as before.
> This is unfortunately not the case.

If the radeon driver is built into the kernel (or loaded from the
initrd?), the attempt to load the firmware might take a long time to
time out.

Please provide more information about the symptoms, e.g. any dmesg
output etc.

Earthling Michel Dänzer               |               http://www.amd.com
Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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