Adventures with Gnome 3.2 fallback
Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak
mjc at avtechpulse.com
Thu Nov 24 15:25:33 UTC 2011
On 11/24/2011 09:59 AM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> I assume you mean changing the line:
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="nomodeset rd.md=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.dm=0 KEYTABLE=us
> quiet SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8"
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="rd.md=0 rd.lvm=0 rd.dm=0 KEYTABLE=us quiet
> SYSFONT=latarcyrheb-sun16 rhgb rd.luks=0 LANG=en_US.UTF-8"
> When I do that the system will not boot. If I am wrong about the change
> let me know.
Yes, that's what I meant. Unfortunately, it seems your system needs
"nomodeset" to boot - I guess the installer detected that and put it
there on purpose. (On my systems, it was put there, but it wasn't
If you want the main gnome-shell mode, you need:
1) A better video driver.
2) A different video card.
3) Wait for F17, which is supposed to run gnome-shell on a wider range
of video cards - but the performance might be poor.
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