[LAU] hdsp firmware load problem

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Oct 14 19:34:33 UTC 2014

On 10/14/2014 02:34 AM, Iain Mott wrote:
> Hi List,
> My system (with ubuntu 14.04) is loading the hdsp firmware for an RME
> Multiface only 50% of the time on start up. It's like flipping a coin.

I had similar problems in my laptop which were solved by turning off pci 
express power management in the BIOS (there's an old post in lau 
somewhere about this). Check to see if there is such an option in your 

-- Fernando

> I've not been able to figure out how to fix it.
> I've saved the dmesg printout from a successful boot (good) and an
> unsuccessful (bad) here:
> http://reverberant.com/tmp/dmesg_good.txt
> http://reverberant.com/tmp/dmesg_bad.txt
> and the keyword to search for is "hammerfall".
> I was having trouble with the NVidia driver some time back and perhaps
> there's a conflict there but I don't know.
> If anyone can help - please do!
> Cheers,
> Iain

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