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    Phoronix: AMDGPU Firmware Updated From 18.20, Vega M Blobs Added

    The latest AMDGPU firmware/microcode binary images for Radeon GPUs have landed in the Linux-Firmware Git tree...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Git-VegaM-More

  • bridgman
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    Originally posted by drSeehas View Post
    But POLARISxx is also GFX8.
    How do you differentiate between TONGA and POLARIS12?
    If the programming models were significantly different between the chips we would treat them as different IP block versions, eg 8.0 vs 8.1 vs 8.2, but if the changes were smaller we would just use runtime logic switching on chip type (based in turn on device & revision IDs) to deal with the differences between chips.

    In this case we have separate header files for GFX 8.0 and 8.1, but looking at the code I think we only #include the gfx80 headers and do the rest with runtime logic.
    Last edited by bridgman; 07-20-2018, 10:31 AM.

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  • drSeehas
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    Originally posted by bridgman View Post
    ... We don't use either (although we tried briefly) - we just talk about IP block versions, where the graphics core in Tonga, Fiji etc... is GFX8.
    But POLARISxx is also GFX8.
    How do you differentiate between TONGA and POLARIS12?

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  • bridgman
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    Originally posted by drSeehas View Post
    Tonga, Fiji, ... are GCN 3.
    They're both - half the media uses "1, 1.1, 1.2..." notation and the other half uses "1, 2, 3". We don't use either (although we tried briefly) - we just talk about IP block versions, where the graphics core in Tonga, Fiji etc... is GFX8.

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  • parkerlreed
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    Heads up. Tried linux-firmware-git on Arch and the Polaris10 firmware causes driver crashes. https://gist.githubusercontent.com/p.../gistfile1.txt

    Where exactly would I report this? Would I file a driver bug against AMDGPU or somehow against the linux-firmware file themselves?

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  • drSeehas
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    Originally posted by puleglot View Post

    They skipped all GCN 1.2 parts: fiji, tonga, carrizo, stoney, topaz
    Tonga, Fiji, ... are GCN 3.

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  • Divergent1
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    sometimes I laugh, if there was anything critical about this firmware update it would be in Debian. The bug report shows one person with an issue, it also shows that the deb sums failed meaning he fiddled with the package,meaning Debian isnt going to fix it.even ubuntu needs it to be confirmed, by at least 2, even then ubuntu wont fix it, I have seen bug reports of up to 12 people ignored by ubuntu. If you are having an issue with Debian complaining here will not get it fixed, file a proper bug report. If the updated firmware works with the 4.18 kernel, they will both hit the debian repo at the same time. Sometime back you could install AMDgpu Pro on Debian from the Steam repo, that package probably has everything needed to take advantage of the new firmware.

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  • starshipeleven
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    Originally posted by DanL View Post

    Wait, Wait, Wait! Let me guess. Arch Linux user?
    I share his view and I'm on OpenSUSE (either Tumbleweed or Leap depending on PC). When I need to hack around too much to fix things, it's time to jump ships.

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  • FireBurn
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    Originally posted by agd5f View Post

    No changes in any of the tonga firmwares.
    Thanks

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  • geearf
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    Thank you for the update Tahiti firmware, I assume it fixed the issue I discussed with bridgman previously.

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