F15: Systemd, Gnome3 Radeon 9200

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Mar 29 17:25:01 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 10:20 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 19:12 +0200, Adam Pribyl wrote:
> > Up to now, Gnome3 suffered in "nomodeset" mode by font corruption
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679579
> > as of today it falls into fallback mode with nomodeset. Without nomodeset 
> > it fails completely - only background is displayed.
> > There were some errors about main.js printed in console after startx. I 
> > fixed that by installing a complete "gnome-desktop" group, but gnome-shell 
> > still does not work. Not sure what to do more.
> nomodeset is not supported by anything any more. It will only even do
> anything like what you want it to do on a small subset of radeons, and
> even for those, it's not supported and not what we want to do. The
> answer to 'it hurts when I use nomodeset' is always 'don't do that,
> then' :). If there's a bug forcing you to use nomodeset, please let us
> know what it is so I can try and get some priority on fixing it; that's
> the bug that should get fixed, rather than trying to patch up the UMS
> code path.

Oh, now I see "Without nomodeset it fails completely - only background
is displayed". That's the important bug: if you haven't filed that one,
can you please do so? Thanks.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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