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Re: Fedora 12 Graphics Issues: Cancel F13 and concentrate on fixing F12 ?



On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 03:04:43PM +0000, Terry Barnaby wrote:
> On 11/26/2009 02:43 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >On 11/26/2009 08:09 PM, Terry Barnaby wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>I have not entered any bugzilla numbers as yet. I spent days with F11 and
> >>previous releases diagnosing reporting and attempting to fix bugs. No
> >>graphics updates were ever made available for F11 and still Fedora cannot
> >>run even Blender on most of my machines. At the moment I am not
> >>convinced that
> >>it is worth spending this time on F12. It seems likely no updates will
> >>appear and in F13 the whole ball game may have changed anyway.
> >
> >Seems a bunch of incorrect assumptions considering that Fedora 11 did
> >get many updates and I already see updates for Fedora 12 in
> >updates-testing repository. Specific bug reports are definitely going to
> >help.
> >
> >Rahul
> >
> Sorry, should have been more specific. On the graphics package front, there
> have been no ATI or Intel X11 driver updates in F11 so far. Mesa was last
> updated 14th of June. Not sure about DRM as that is in the kernel and may
> have been updated with kernel updates.

xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.7.0-9.fc11	ajax	2009-11-20 20:35:24
xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.7.0-8.fc11	mjg59	2009-09-24 20:58:55
xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.7.0-7.fc11	krh	2009-05-28 19:32:16

xorg-x11-drv-ati-6.12.2-18.fc11	airlied	2009-06-29 02:40:01

And from kernel changelogs:
* Fri Sep 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.8-63
- Disable the GEM graphics manager on i686 PAE kernels
  (fixes modesetting on Intel graphics.)

* Fri Aug 14 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert redhat com> 2.6.30.5-28.rc2
- Linux 2.6.30.5-rc2
- Dropped drm-intel-tv-fix.patch, merged in -stable now.

 Wed Aug 12 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle redhat com>
- DRM patch sync-up with F-11-2.6.29.y, ABI probably isn't right yet though...
 - drm-modesetting-radeon.patch
 - drm-nouveau.patch
 - drm-no-gem-on-i8xx.patch
 - drm-i915-resume-force-mode.patch
 - drm-intel-big-hammer.patch
 - drm-intel-gen3-fb-hack.patch
 - drm-intel-hdmi-edid-fix.patch
 - drm-modesetting-radeon-fixes.patch
 - drm-radeon-new-pciids.patch
 - drm-dont-frob-i2c.patch
 - drm-intel-tv-fix.patch
 - drm-radeon-cs-oops-fix.patch
 - drm-pnp-add-resource-range-checker.patch
 - drm-i915-enable-mchbar.patch
- The rest were merged upstream.

  Anyway, I understand you sentiment. I was bitten by Intel graphics bug (EQ overflowing)
which wasn't fixed for all F11 life. Things are much better in F12 now.
But still, without any bug number we have nothing to talk about.

-- 
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