F12/Rawhide+nomodset vs. F11 radeon r700 support

François Cami fcami at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 6 20:13:20 UTC 2010


On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:07:20 +0000
Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 08:47 +0100, François Cami wrote:
> 
> > > Success! Adding "nouveau.modeset=0" did the trick and the machine now boots 
> > > into runlevels 3 and 5 with the displays native resolution of 1920x1200. 
> > > Two things though:
> > > 
> > > 1. During boot I just got the same boring old progress bar at the bottom 
> > > that I also get on F11. Aren't I supposed to see a funky boot plugin with KMS?
> > 
> > Maybe plymouth and accompanying themes are not properly installed.
> > To recap:
> > Without nomodeset, but with nouveau.modeset=0, runlevels 3 and 5 do work.
> 
> Can you guys please update the bug with this info and add Ben Skeggs
> (and possibly Dave Airlie?) to CC? Seems to me that we should cope with
> the case where two graphics adapters are present...

We should, yes.
Dennis had already updated the bug, I've just added a summary.

BTW, Dennis, we have two issues there - could you please file another
bug regarding the performance issue with R700 on F12? We need to track
a single issue per bug report.

François




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