[Bug 98988] [Regression, bisected] New BONAIRE UVD firmware causes DPM problems and extremely slow performance

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Fri Dec 30 04:33:09 UTC 2016


--- Comment #12 from John Brooks <bugs.freedesktop at fastquake.com> ---
(In reply to Alex Deucher from comment #9)
> I think the fix is to make sure Ubuntu has the latest firmware from the
> linux firmware git tree.

Ubuntu only started shipping an affected kernel in 16.10 (yakkety), and in that
release they are also shipping the updated linux-firmware (I downloaded the
package from http://packages.ubuntu.com/yakkety/linux-firmware and ran md5sum
on the file). I think that the Ubuntu users affected by this issue are those
that installed a newer kernel on an older Ubuntu release. Those users will just
have to make sure they install the newer firmware too.

Anyone using kernel 4.7+ should make sure that their bonaire_uvd.bin is up to

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