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Re: No system-config-display, so what now?



On Wednesday 14 January 2009 17:22:08 Gar Nelson wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Anne Wilson wrote:
> >> On Wednesday 14 January 2009 01:15:28 Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>> We will get there faster, if people report bugs when autoconfiguration
> >>> does not work.
> >>
> >> Rahul, there must be hundreds of cases where autoconfiguration gives
> >> you a working display, but because of the XAA/EXA issue still gives
> >> problems.  I'm assuming that there is no point in a bug report about
> >> this, since I understand that EXA will become standard soon.  If I'm
> >> wrong, please tell me, and I'll go away and make the report.
> >
> > It depends. If the hardware is old for example, EXA won't work and you
> > need a static hardware info fallback. It would be useful to file a
> > report in such instances.
> >
> > Rahul
>
> In my case, it's a new Shuttle SN78SH7 with an integrated Nvidia GeForce
> 8200.  I took the easy way out and used system-config-display to make an
> xorg.conf file, but I should learn how to file a bug report.
>
After some test periods using EXA and using XAA, I can see little difference 
on the Acer Aspire One (Intel 945GME Express).  It did make a great deal of 
difference on the ATi Radeon Mobility X600 laptop, but since that laptop runs 
Mandriva I doubt if Fedora actually want that report.  If it's helpful, I'll 
do it.

Anne

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