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Fix "W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_dmc_ver1.bin for module i915_bpo" (Ubuntu 16.04, kernel 4.4)
#!/bin/bash
cd
wget https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/sklgucver61.tar.bz2 && \
tar xvjf sklgucver61.tar.bz2 && cd skl_guc_ver6_1/ && sudo ./install.sh
cd
wget https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 && \
tar xjvf kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 && cd kbl_dmc_ver1_01/ && sudo ./install.sh
cd
sudo update-initramfs -u -k all
@mauriciomagallanes

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commented Feb 10, 2017

Thanks... works perfectly

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commented Feb 10, 2017

do i have to use "cd" command first on terminal like
user@user:$ cd and enter then other command like
user@user:
$ wget https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 &&
tar xjvf kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 && cd kbl_dmc_ver1_01/ && sudo ./install.sh?
please help me. I am new thanks

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commented Feb 16, 2017

New firmware released http://askubuntu.com/a/832528, needed to avoid this kind of errors in kernel 4.8.

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commented Feb 19, 2017

Nice

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commented Feb 23, 2017

excellent

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commented Mar 30, 2017

Works great! Neon KDE has this issue for some drivers. thanks again !!

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commented May 17, 2017

cool

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commented Jul 24, 2017

save my day! thanks!

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commented Jul 26, 2017

Not to be verbose but here is my terminal output for newbies that are unsure what's happening.
The first one (wget...install) ran fine but left the error message at the end, the second worked the same WITHOUT the error! Success i Guess. ... here is my Output, and THANKS !!

$ wget https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/sklgucver61.tar.bz2 && \

tar xvjf sklgucver61.tar.bz2 && cd skl_guc_ver6_1/ && sudo ./install.sh
--2017-07-26 06:55:48-- https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/sklgucver61.tar.bz2
Resolving 01.org (01.org)... 2001:19d0:306:9::2, 198.145.21.16
Connecting to 01.org (01.org)|2001:19d0:306:9::2|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 61525 (60K) [application/x-bzip2]
Saving to: ‘sklgucver61.tar.bz2’

sklgucver61.tar.bz2 100%[===================>] 60.08K --.-KB/s in 0.03s

2017-07-26 06:55:48 (2.29 MB/s) - ‘sklgucver61.tar.bz2’ saved [61525/61525]

skl_guc_ver6_1/
skl_guc_ver6_1/install.sh
skl_guc_ver6_1/skl_guc_ver6_1.bin
[sudo] password for ack:
Success: /lib/firmware/i915/skl_guc_ver6_1.bin installed!
Forcing initrd/initramfs update...
Trying to backup /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
Created a bakcup of your current initramfs /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic.i915-fw.backup
Trying to update /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_dmc_ver1_01.bin for module i915 (STILL HERE)
Success: Please reboot your machine!

2nd one
ack@ack-HP-OMEN-Notebook:/Systems/Linux/skl_guc_ver6_1$ cd ..
ack@ack-HP-OMEN-Notebook:
/Systems/Linux$ wget https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 && \

tar xjvf kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 && cd kbl_dmc_ver1_01/ && sudo ./install.sh
--2017-07-26 06:58:58-- https://01.org/sites/default/files/downloads/intelr-graphics-linux/kbldmcver101.tar.bz2
Resolving 01.org (01.org)... 2001:19d0:306:9::2, 198.145.21.16
Connecting to 01.org (01.org)|2001:19d0:306:9::2|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 4249 (4.1K) [application/x-bzip2]
Saving to: ‘kbldmcver101.tar.bz2’

kbldmcver101.tar.bz2 100%[==========================>] 4.15K --.-KB/s in 0s

2017-07-26 06:58:58 (353 MB/s) - ‘kbldmcver101.tar.bz2’ saved [4249/4249]

kbl_dmc_ver1_01/
kbl_dmc_ver1_01/kbl_dmc_ver1_01.bin
kbl_dmc_ver1_01/ReleaseNotes.txt
kbl_dmc_ver1_01/install.sh
Success: /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_dmc_ver1_01.bin installed!
Forcing initrd/initramfs update...
Trying to backup /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
Created a bakcup of your current initramfs /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic.i915-fw.backup
Trying to update /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.10.0-27-generic
Success: Please reboot your machine! NO ERROR

I hope this helps someone

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commented Sep 19, 2017

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commented Oct 24, 2017

it worked perfectly!!!

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commented Oct 25, 2017

Thanks!!! worked flawlessly

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