F12/Rawhide+nomodset vs. F11 radeon r700 support

Dennis J. dennisml at conversis.de
Wed Jan 6 23:50:37 UTC 2010

On 01/06/2010 09:13 PM, François Cami wrote:
> 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.


I've also checked my BIOS again and I cannot disable the on-board chip 
there I can only select a priority of "onboard", "pci express" or "pci" 
there. I've set this to "pci express" when I added the card to the system.


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