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Re: F11 mode setting fails on Radeon

On Sun, 2009-04-12 at 16:10 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Apr 2009, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > I tried the F11 beta snapshot 1 live CD on my Thinkpad T41 (Radeon
> > Mobility 7500).
> >
> > When I boot with default options, the boot screen lights up in the
> > lower left corner.  The lit portion of the screen spreads until the
> > entire screen is mostly white.  The machine appears to continue to
> > boot, and the keyboard remains responsive (at least caps-lock
> > toggles the LED), but nothing I type appears to have any effect.
> > In particular, ctrl-alt-del doesn't reboot, ctrl-alt-bksp doesn't
> > restart X, and ctrl-alt-Fn doesn't give me a virtual console.
> >
> > Booting with the nomodeset option seems to work just fine (though,
> > of course, without the graphical boot screen).
> >
> > Which component should get this bug report?
>   check this out to see if it's relevant:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495208

Thanks.  It's the same component and a KMS issue, but not obviously the
same symptoms, so I filed separately.

                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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