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Oracle Linux: After UEK4 Kernel Upgrade Radeon GPU Fails to Load with Error "radeon_cp: Failed to load firmware "radeon/R100_cp.bin" (Doc ID 2602139.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After UEK-4 kernel upgrade Radeon GPU fails to load.

# lspci | grep -i AMD
01:03.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ES1000 (rev 02)

dmesg:
-----------------------
[ 1.364497] radeon 0000:01:03.0: Direct firmware load for radeon/R100_cp.bin failed with error -2
[ 1.364500] radeon_cp: Failed to load firmware "radeon/R100_cp.bin"
[ 1.364588] [drm:r100_cp_init [radeon]] *ERROR* Failed to load firmware!
[ 1.364636] radeon 0000:01:03.0: failed initializing CP (-2).
[ 1.364683] radeon 0000:01:03.0: Disabling GPU acceleration

Changes

 The issue was seen after kernel upgrade to '4.1.12-124.28.5.el6uek'.

Cause

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