X dri problem with kernel 1830
William John Murray
w.j.murray at rl.ac.uk
Mon Feb 6 09:15:35 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-02-05 at 17:57 -0500, fedora-list-request at redhat.com wrote:
> William John Murray <W.J.Murray <at> rl.ac.uk> writes:
> > Hello there,
> > I have an odd problem with X using the latest kernel. My
> > laptop, with ATI radeon Mobility M6 graphics, on which I have DRI
> > enabled and RADEON driver, does not start correctly from boot (no
> > The login screen is 2* too big, wraps round the screen and the
> colour is
> > all wrong. Same after login.
> > But press control-alt-tab and the new X start is fine.
> Quite a few people had a similar problem with radeon graphics with the
> kernel. Some, me included, found that if you do
> yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update module-init-tools
> Then reboot - you may find the problem goes away....if not then try
> without dri.
Thanks, that fixed it. I didn't want to loose DRI!
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