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Re: Running 2.6.27 on F11 instead of 2.6.29



On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 07:04:41 -0700,
  suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux gmail com> wrote:
> 
> 2D acceleration is good enough for me. I don't even run compiz. But
> the open source drivers can't even boot to runlevel 5 for my hardware,
> let alone a working desktop. I had to do a text install to get F10 on
> this box. I got a working gui only after I got the fglrx stuff from
> RPMFusion installed from runlevel 3. However I have to admit the last
> time I tried the open source drivers was early this year (around
> February-March). Have they changed enough to warrant another try?

A lot has been changing with the drivers. It's certainly worth testing it
again. And if X doesn't work initially try using the nomodeset parameter
when booting to turn off KMS.


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