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Re: rescue isos for use with today's rawhide



On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 00:44 -0500, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 03:20:22PM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > In anticipation of the Alpha freeze tonight, I created a couple rescue
> > isos with an updated dhcpv6client package.  Using these rescue.isos you
> > can install today's rawhide.  Just choose to install vs rescue, and
> > pick the URL method and point to your friendly rawhide mirror (or nfs
> > and your local mirror).  Please yell and scream if you have issues with
> > your install (:
> 
> Installed fine to an encrypted PV, rhgb works fine, firstboot came up 
> okay (but rootpassword.py crashed: bz #429243) but when X starts, I 
> get a black screen with a bit of graphical detrius along the top inch 
> or so, gdm doesn't display, and the console locks up hard.  The mouse 
> still moves, though.  Can't change VTs.  X refuses to be killed from a 
> remote SSH session.  chvt hangs.  I think this bug needs some love 
> before Alpha is released, as a lot of us have Radeon chips:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427000

Its only x600s that seem to have this problem, so you aren't a major
amount of people as you'd think :)

ajax reverted the kernel and libdrm pieces we think caused this in any
case.. hopefully they make it in to the alpha..

Dave.


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