F15: Systemd, Gnome3 Radeon 9200

Adam Pribyl pribyl at lowlevel.cz
Tue Mar 29 18:03:08 UTC 2011

On Tue, 29 Mar 2011, 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.

Acctualy what prevents me to start without "nomodeset" is here:
Bit old one, but still valid.

> -- 
> Adam Williamson

Adam Pribyl

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