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Re: rescue isos for use with today's rawhide



On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 06:02 -0600, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 04:41:04 -0600
> Mike Chambers <mike miketc com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 16:19 +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 00:44 -0500, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> > > > 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..
> > 
> > This (the fix) is already related to the below bug as well correct?
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428813
> 
> They seem to be related in symptom, yes.

X not launching at all is definitely the libdrm+kernel change.  VT
switch might be a secondary bug.

- ajax


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