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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #15 on: 2018/05/04, 15:52:05 »
I have had some success, I can now get the live iso running, there were two versions of my usb drive in bios ,with and without UEFI prefix I had tried both with various cheatcodes but Towo's amdgpu worked but the resulting install won't boot I have tried twice to do full upgrade in live session but it just stops responding around 55% ( there are 1400 packages) I also upgraded the amd and mesa drivers but makes no difference.

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #16 on: 2018/05/05, 13:21:00 »
If you can now start the live session, try installing 4.17 (like recommended above) before installation.

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #17 on: 2018/05/05, 16:19:59 »
From live install (using towo bootcheat) I installed latest kernel amggpu and mesa and then did install. This install will not boot from HD without using nomodeset in grub menu it does boot and I have add experimental installed 4.17 kernel and done full upgrade but still will not run without bootcheat. That is enough for the moment, it is lovely day so out for a blast on motorbike. Thanks for all help so far.

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #18 on: 2018/05/05, 18:20:28 »
Boot parameters are not generally bad - they are often needed to keep things running. A better word for "cheat" would be "hint" - one have to help the  systems from time to time with some hints :D
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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #19 on: 2018/05/06, 12:23:39 »
More progress, I downloaded the amdgpu drivers from AMD, They have an install script which fails with wrong OS so I edited the install script changing ubuntu to debian. The amdgpu drivers then appeared in synaptic but not installed so I installed them and now the system boots from HD but graphics only have one size, xrandr only shows one size. after trying a few things I decided to remove the new AMD drivers and to my surprise the system now boots and with all the available screen sizes showing in xrandr.

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #20 on: 2018/05/06, 12:49:31 »
The reason is: you messed it up - that also called vesa
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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #21 on: 2018/05/06, 13:18:27 »
I am more than happy to learn can you explain what you mean please

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« Reply #22 on: 2018/05/06, 13:30:42 »
More progress, I downloaded the amdgpu drivers from AMD, They have an install script which fails with wrong OS so I edited the install script changing ubuntu to debian. The amdgpu drivers then appeared in synaptic but not installed so I installed them and now the system boots from HD but graphics only have one size, xrandr only shows one size. after trying a few things I decided to remove the new AMD drivers and to my surprise the system now boots and with all the available screen sizes showing in xrandr.
^^ please don't do such things - one should take amdgpu from debian. If there are problems talking with towo` in IRC would be a good idea. Also a good idea is 'inxi -G' - should show which graphics drivers are used.
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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #23 on: 2018/05/06, 13:38:32 »
This is just a test install nothing else was working so I was experimenting. You mentioned I somehow called in vesa and that now gives me screen settings, which live iso and HD did not, just one fixed size. Is vesa driver not installed on iso

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #24 on: 2018/05/06, 13:50:01 »
you misunderstood - dunno from which date the iso was exactly - but normally the things should work out of the box, in your case it might be that a new kernel helps too. Sorry, doesn't have that current hardware to reproduce.

the "only one size" was vesa - and you removed amdgpu from AMD - and (wild guess) the original driver delivered by debian too - in that case (also a wild guess) the modesetting driver jumps in and everything is fine.
Please paste the output of inxi -Gxxx - thats some kind of funny and could be helpful for others with brand new Ryzens.
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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #25 on: 2018/05/06, 13:55:16 »

inxi output

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ian@sid2:~$ inxi -G
Graphics:  Card-1: AMD Raven Bridge [Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Vega Mobile Series] driver: amdgpu v: kernel
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: amdgpu,ati unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,radeon,vesa
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD RAVEN (DRM 3.25.0 / 4.17.0-rc3-siduction-amd64 LLVM 6.0.0) v: 4.5 Mesa 18.0.2

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Re: UEFI install
« Reply #26 on: 2018/05/06, 13:58:21 »
ok - i don't get it - but it works :)
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