R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby zzd10h » Sat May 30, 2015 10:07 pm

Personaly, I tested this kernel just because you asked.
I use v4 kernel on a 15.04 distrib therefore, for me, never mind.

If support of Southern Island video card is important, better to support them on 3D ;)

PS : Is not the A-EON Live Remix DVD obsolete too ?
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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby xeno74 » Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:41 pm

zzd10h wrote:Personaly, I tested this kernel just because you asked.
I use v4 kernel on a 15.04 distrib therefore, for me, never mind.

If support of Southern Island video card is important, better to support them on 3D ;)

PS : Is not the A-EON Live Remix DVD obsolete too ?


Hi zzd10h,

Pat released the kernel 4.0.7 for the A-EON Live Remix DVD five days ago. It could be that you can boot the A-EON Live Remix DVD with your Radeon R7 250X. Please test the new kernel 4.0.7.

Download: linux-4.0.7-livedvd.tar.bz2

Thanks in advance. :-)

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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby zzd10h » Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:47 pm

Hi,
just tested, still no life (black screen) with your latest kernel and Ubuntu DVD.
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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby xeno74 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:21 am

zzd10h wrote:Hi,
just tested, still no life (black screen) with your latest kernel and Ubuntu DVD.


Thank you for testing! :-)
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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby zzd10h » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:15 am

Hi Daz & Xeno,
Any news of R7 3D support on LinuxPPC ?
Is it completely dead or any hopes ?

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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby xeno74 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:17 am

zzd10h wrote:Hi Daz & Xeno,
Any news of R7 3D support on LinuxPPC ?
Is it completely dead or any hopes ?

Thank you


Hi Zzd10h,

No, it's not completely dead. I think the problem is the available time.

Alex had his wedding few weeks ago and he is on honeymoon currently. The other developer is moving to another city.

But we have another problem and we need your help.

Could you please test the kernel 4.7-rc5 with your R7 graphics card if you have a new one?

Download: vmlinux-4.7-rc5-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby zzd10h » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:45 am

"Alex had his wedding few weeks ago and he is on honeymoon currently"
Therefore, congratulations to him !

"Could you please test the kernel 4.7-rc5 with your R7 graphics card if you have a new one?"
Yes, Matthew sent me one. I will test this evening.
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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby xeno74 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:15 pm

Hi Zzd10h,

zzd10h wrote:"Alex had his wedding few weeks ago and he is on honeymoon currently"
Therefore, congratulations to him !

"Could you please test the kernel 4.7-rc5 with your R7 graphics card if you have a new one?"
Yes, Matthew sent me one. I will test this evening.


Many thanks in advance. :-) I created the RC5-2 with Darren's latest patch today. Could you please test the RC5-2 as well?

Downloads:

vmlinux-4.7-rc5-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

vmlinux-4.7-rc5-2-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz

I am looking forward to getting your test results. :-)

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Re: R7-250X under LinuxPPC 3D KO

Postby Amigo1 » Fri Aug 26, 2016 10:54 am

xeno74 wrote:FYI:

Hardware 3D works only with a supported RadeonHD 4xxx 5xxx & 6xxx gfx cards. The Radeon R7 250X (7770 <-> R7 250X Verde/TAHITI_uvd) works only with the kernel 4.0 and higher currently. There was a bug in some earlier kernel versions:

Christian


This is very useful information, pity I did not find it earlier!
Thx for sharing! :-)
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