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

Rodd Clarkson rodd at
Tue May 8 12:27:24 UTC 2012

>> 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

I've bugzilla'd this at

and supplied all the information you've requested except the specific
stuff for debugging ATI/AMD cards as I couldn't create a working
xorg.conf that used the radeon driver.

Hope this is useful.


More information about the devel mailing list