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Re: An F10 Old Xorg.conf Bug Returns in F11B



On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 07:05:49AM -0600, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> Just tried F11 Beta on my home machine with an on-board NVidia GeForce
> 7100 chipset. The MB is the EVGA 7100.
> 
> A bug that was found in F10 with this combo has returned in F11B. Back
> then, F10 would not properly recognize my GeForce 7100 card and
> basically stop. I would fall back to VESA to get things to work, but
> would have to force a default xorg.conf file onto a USB drive Live CD to
> make that happen. We did get a fix into F10.
> 
> Well, the same thing is now back in F11B. It's exactly the same problem.
> I still don't understand why we can't recognize this card. It seems that
> it has been consistently left off of the compatibility list for the
> OpenSource NVidia drivers. Only the proprietary drivers work correctly
> with it.
> 
> Any chance we can at least get a fix in F11B so we fall back to VESA for
> now? Any chance we could actually see this card supported by the
> OpenSource drivers?
> 
> This problem makes installing Fedora a REAL HASSLE!

If you filed a bug against F10 and the details are still applicable,
you could reopen it against Rawhide.  If not, I urge you to file one
now so we can try to get this fixed, thanks!

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