Nouveau problem in F-16
gmml at embarqmail.com
Thu Nov 24 21:29:23 UTC 2011
I tried the nVidea proprietary drivers. They work but with some limitations. For instance selecting the two monitor mode crashes the shell.
----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, 2011-11-24 at 22:09 +0100, antonio wrote:
> > Adam Williamson ha scritto / said the following il giorno/on
> > 24/11/2011 21:55:
> > > On Thu, 2011-11-24 at 15:45 -0500, ergodic wrote:
> > >> I guess I will stay with F-15 until F-17 alpha is available.
> > >> F16 is the first Fedora I had to skip.
> > > If you report the bug, with appropriate details - see
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_debug_Xorg_problems - it's
> > > entirely possible we could fix it with an F16 update.
> > maybe, but nouveau driver for F16 has not been updated since its
> > first
> > release, far less than F-17, that has not yet been released.
> > Funny.... :-(
> There's actually not a whole lot of very interesting code in the
> xorg-x11-drv-nouveau package itself any more, since the great KMS
> change. A lot of the interesting code is now in the kernel (or, for 3D
> stuff, in the mesa-dri-drivers package).
> I'd say it's about 60/40 that a fix for ergodic's issue would be in
> kernel, not in xorg-x11-drv-nouveau.
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