x86_64 list of problems
linuxnow at newtral.org
Thu Mar 11 06:36:27 UTC 2004
On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Justin M. Forbes wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 11:33:46PM +0100, Pau Aliagas wrote:
> > Problem 1
> > ---------
> > -X crashes when drawing a window (both in devel and FC1)
> > The graphics card is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10. I copied the XFConfig
> > from the x86_84 FAQ.
> > When I switch to runlevel 5, xdm starts, but crashes when a window is
> > drawn, as when you choose the language. It also crashes after logging,
> > before drawing any app icon in the fedora splash screen.
> > -solution: install Xfree86-4.0 from source and X works.
> We do not even begin to support this graphics card, but yes, XFree86 4.4
> should work, and hopefully something new for FC2 (XFree86 4.4 presents
> licensing issues)
I know about the license problem, but I remember an email from Alan Cox
that talked about patches being backported. I could try to backport the
necessry patches if someone gives me some hints. I'm not usure if that's
possible with the current license.
> > Problem 2
> > ---------
> > -cannot add users: I suppose it's related to some selinux thing I still do
> > not understand. This makes installing rpms that add users a pain, as
> > useers are not created (i.e. postfix).
> Is this in FC1 as well?
No, it has to do with selinux not allowing to modify the passwd file.
> > Question 4
> > ----------
> > -mozilla i386 or mozilla x86_64? I have i386 installed.
> For FC1, mozilla i386, for FC2 mozilla x86_64.
Thanks, I'll replace it (I upgraded from FC1T1 to devel, that's why it
must be there).
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