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Re: X in rawhide during install



On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 11:03 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 08:49 -0600, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > Last week, I said the heck with it and did a yum update to rawhide from
> > F8+updates.  It performed OK but upon boot, x didn't want to come up,
> > and think the error messages was about version mismatches or something.
> > 
> > Well, just now, I was going to do a fresh rawhide install on same
> > machine (wipe out F8 completely), but when it got to starting X to
> > perform the install, it wouldn't run, not even in vesa (from the quick
> > msg I saw come across), so it went into text mode (which I cancelled at
> > that time). Would it had worked if I had went ahead with the text mode
> > install, then tried to get X configured to start post-install?
> > 
> > So, is xorg not fully functioning as of yet, with the new compiles that
> > went on recently and I am guessing still happening?
> > 
> > This was on a PIV 2.8Ghz w/1G ram, and an X1300 ATI card.
> 
> I'm not sure how often the anaconda stage2 images are built, which is
> where it gets the X drivers.  I'm sure Jeremy's told me at some point
> though.

The stage2 images are built when rawhide composes. Based on Jesse's
mail, it sounds like there have been problems there.  The drivers
included are based on the requirements of the xorg-x11-drivers package,
so if there's a new driver, be sure to update it to require the new
driver package.

Jeremy


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