I had a working 4.17 console, did an upgrade today, no console.
Would send further info but I can't interact with the system.
Console is frozen with 5 lines of text, first line is an error for mmc0,
the other lines are a iwlwifi complaining that it's missing firmware.
Any ideas how to get the console back?
On Thu., 26 Jul. 2018, 15:23 Auke Kok, <auke-jan.h.kok(a)intel.com> wrote:
On 07/25/2018 07:06 PM, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> Will I need to install the radeon (ucode) firmware?
> that should normally come with the desktop bundle
Actually, it turns out booting with kernel modesetting without firmware
on some radeon cards breaks your console (drm will fail to load and
leave the console unusable because it doesn't revert it somehow). So we
included the firmware in the kernel-native bundle, so that KMS should
If you do have any issues with startup, please post the full `dmesg` or
even `journalctl -ba` somewhere (gist.github.com
) and give us the link,
and we can see if there may be additional firmware we might need to
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