Please review potential blockers for F15 Alpha

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Sat Feb 19 07:41:46 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 06:12 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-02-18 at 11:50 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Hey, folks. At the blocker review meeting today we agreed that we were
> > not in a position to decide on the status of these potential blockers:
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> > they apparently cause an unusable system as Shell repeatedly crashes and
> > fallback mode does not kick in. We are unsure of the extent of the
> > impact; several different reporters seem to have hit these (including
> > the Chinese install testers, though they didn't add a comment to the
> > bug, they mentioned it in their test report).
> Looks like all post r600 ATI cards would be affected, something must
> have changed in mutter to trigger this, the quickest solution I can see
> at the moment is to rebase mesa and pray. If you want a targeted fix
> it'll take longer to actually work out why its going so horribly wrong.

Thanks for the info! Can you quantify 'longer'? If we delayed Alpha by a
week, would that be enough time?
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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