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My graphics card is an ATI Radeon HD 7850

  • Family: Southern Islands
  • Chipset name: PITCAIRN
  • Product name: HD 7850

Debian's firmware-linux-nonfree package lists seven specific PITCAIRN files:

  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_ce.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_mc.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_mc2.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_me.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_pfp.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_rlc.bin
  • /lib/firmware/radeon/PITCAIRN_smc.bin

For the PITCAIRN chipset, Gentoo Wiki lists the following:

Kernel 3.16 and older:

  • radeon/PITCAIRN_ce.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_mc.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_mc2.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_me.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_pfp.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_rlc.bin
  • radeon/PITCAIRN_smc.bin
  • radeon/TAHITI_uvd.bin

Kernel 3.17 and newer:

  • radeon/pitcairn_ce.bin
  • radeon/pitcairn_mc.bin
  • radeon/pitcairn_me.bin
  • radeon/pitcairn_pfp.bin
  • radeon/pitcairn_rlc.bin
  • radeon/pitcairn_smc.bin
  • radeon/TAHITI_uvd.bin

I also installed the Debian xvba-va-driver package which is an AMD fglrx implementation