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



On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 08:07 +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Nov 2009, Rahul Sundaram 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.
> 
> Well, here's one graphics regression: 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540476
> 
> radeon.modeset=0 worked around the problem.
> 
> (I'm not sure if it's filed against the right component.)

Don't use radeonhd, the Fedora X team don't support it and never have.

I'm thinking it should reallyt be removed from the distro at this point
as it makes things worse rather than better. remove your xorg.conf
and turn modesetting on and if its still horrible, then we can talk.

So you've proven you can break your own machine that is all.

Dave.


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