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Re: Fedora Moblin remix



On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Guido Grazioli <guido grazioli gmail com> wrote:
> 2009/11/6 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson gmail com>:
>>> * Just before graphical boot screen, for some seconds i can see:
>>> --
>>> render error detected, EIR: 0x00000010
>>> page table error
>>>  PGTBL_ER: 0x00000100
>>> [drm:i915_handle_error] *ERROR* EIR stuck: 0x0000010, masking
>>> render error detected, EIR: 0x00000010
>>> page table error
>>>  PGTBL_ER: 0x00000100
>>> --
>>> however, everything seems to run just right after that.
>>
>> Is it recorded in dmesg. It might be worth reporting a bug with all
>> the details.
>>
>
> Yep i can see it in dmesg; which component should i report the bug against?

Start with xorg-x11-drv-intel and we'll take it from there. Let me
know what the bug number is.

>>> * Where's wifi configuration? isn't there a graphical tool
>>> to configure it? asking my gf to get it up on a shell is a no-no.
>>
>> It should be in the top right corner of the top panel. Just to the
>> left of the volume control. From memory the eeePC 900 has an atheros
>> card so it should work OK.
>>
>
> I can see NetworkManager running with top, but i have no icon in the toolbar;
> wifi devices are present and atheros module loaded correctly.

Can you try running from a terminal "network-manager-netbook -s" and
see what you get. You should get the gui but not embedded in the main
bar.

>>> * I mounted a touchscreen in my eeepc, and moblin gui looks
>>> much more friendly to that interface. However i couldnt install
>>> the manufacturer software (eGalax), because i think
>>> an autoloaded module interferes with it (generic-usb?).
>>> On F11 nothing get autoloaded and touchscreen works fine.
>>> I need some more testing to figure this out.
>>
>> Do they have an open driver? Maybe its supported in F-12 and I just
>> need to make sure the right package is included to support it.
>>
>
> The driver is here:
> http://210.64.17.162/web20/eGalaxTouchDriver/linuxDriver.htm
>
> A kernel module is actually needed only if
> the touchscreen uses serial connection; installation of their
> driver for usb only modifies xorg.conf and launches a
> calibration utility. Will try again in the weekend, as i can have made
> something wrong, and will report back to you.

Sounds like the X input guys should be able to detect the USB device
and autoconfigure it.

> Just forgot to report yesterday: if i open cheese and take a
> picture from the webcam (default setting are ok), the
> image goes to the first "rolling" screen. If i click on the picture
> a program is opened (media viewer?) but after half a second
> it closes with no error. Then the background image is
> replaced with a grey background.

That's a known bug. Some issue in mesa/driver. See
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529372

Cheers,
Peter


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