FC10 Beta ati driver fails at install

John Poelstra poelstra at redhat.com
Mon Oct 6 21:41:00 UTC 2008

Jóhann B. Guðmundsson said the following on 10/06/2008 08:09 AM Pacific 
> Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>> Chida wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 7:52 PM, Clyde E. Kunkel 
>>> <clydekunkel7734 at cox.net <mailto:clydekunkel7734 at cox.net>> wrote:
>>>     As is the case in Rawhide, the FC10 Beta install fails to launch a
>>>     desktop during firstboot due to the ati driver problem.  Dropping to
>>>     a terminal and doing a yum install xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd (NOT on the
>>>     beta DVD) and creating an xorg.conf file with the radeonhd driver
>>>     solves the problem.  I see several bzs that may be related to the
>>>     ati problem but don't have any specific information except possibly
>>>     the attached screen shot.  The graphics adapter is an RV630 [Radeon
>>>     HD 2600 Series] on an ASUS P5K-EWiFi mobo.
>>> I have the same exact error.  I get a blank screen and then Fatal IO 
>>> error 11.
>>> I have a 780G chipset motherboard. What hardware are you on?
>> Hardware described above.
> Testers it's better to provide the url from smolt
> rather than using verbal descriptions.. :)
> ( su -c 'smoltSendProfile -a' )
> JBG...

Filing it in bugzilla also helps, particularly when people pile with "me 
too" :)


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