'linux-firmware 20190514.711d329-1' update prevents my system booting.

After two hours of update and restore I narrow it down to this package. 'linux-firmware 20190514.711d329-1'
When I install that package the screen is just black after restart.

Here's my specs:
Ryzen 5 2600
Vega 64
kernel: 4.19.45-1

everything is up-to-date except for that package

Having the same problem with a similar system (Ryzen 1700 / Vega 56). Booting Kernel 4.14 at least allowed me to launch Ctrl+Alt+F2 terminal but I couldn't fix it so far.

@an00bis try downgrading the firmware:

sudo pacman -U /var/cache/pacman/pkg/name-of-previous-pkg
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Thanks @xircon, downgrading to 201904 works.

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unless you need to stay on 4.19, taking the new firmware and using kernel 5.0 will work. the bug only seems to affect 4.19.

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=203627

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Discussion also here

Topic title changed, nothing was 'broken' your hardware will still work

Lol I though it was clear that by "broken my system" he meant the software part (i.e. the OS), not that his GPU suddenly caught on fire.

@dyxzee An update for linux-firmware trying to adress the issue got released on Stable. If you can try to use Linux 4.19 with linux-firmware 20190514.711d329-1.1 and tell us if it works correctly or not, it would be appreciated.

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well saying an update broke a system is as bad as saying it :brick:d it :wink:

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just in case I've downgraded right now, please reply when the situation has been resolved

As I said above:

(OT: Nice Speedwagon pic btw.)

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please read before posting. I won't reply as I won't know since I didn't have the issue

I had this issue and can confirm that it's been fixed in linux-firmware 20190514.711d329-1.1