ATI graphics card not being detected properly by F17 BETA or current update

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue May 8 06:06:57 UTC 2012

On Tue, 2012-05-08 at 15:37 +1000, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> I have a laptop with a radeon display that's been working fine using
> f16, but now the best I get is VESA.
> I've tried updating but it still boots with the blue/white bars at the
> bottom, instead of the graphic boot and the best resolution I can get
> is 1400x900 (the display is 1920x1080).
> I'm not sure if I need to pass something at start-up, but this seems
> like a significant regression as the display worked well with f16.
> Should I bugzilla this?

Yes. But with useful details and logs, none of which are included above.
Adam Williamson
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