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Re: f12 beta still loses "next", "cancel" buttons off of RHS of screen during firstboot



On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 05:55 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Nov 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 31 Oct 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 12:37 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > > i installed f12 beta x86_64 on my gateway mx7120 with the
> > > > aforementioned ati radeon xpress 200m video, and while the
> > > > installation seemed to go just fine, upon reboot when i hop into
> > > > firstboot, i am still losing the right side of the screen, to the
> > > > point where what i assume are the "next" and/or "cancel" buttons are
> > > > not visible.
> > > >
> > > >   i mentioned this before and someone else from red hat (adam
> > > > williamson?) filed a BZ report on this.  from my perspective, this
> > > > behaviour is a definite blocker if someone can't reasonably run
> > > > firstboot right after an install.
> > >
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F12_bugs#firstboot-multihead
> > >
> > > it was fixed, but just too late to make beta. The fix will be in final.
> >
> >   based on a suggestion from an earlier poster, i grabbed the nightly
> > compose of the desktop iso and booted from it.  when the system
> > finally came up, "xdpyinfo" still reports a display resolution of
> > 2080x800, even though the display is really only 1280x800 (the phantom
> > second display strikes again).
> >
> >   should i have expected that bug to have been fixed in this nightly
> > build?
> 
>   ok, that's weird -- i let the screensaver kick in, got back on,
> checked xdpyinfo and now it reports 1280x800.  i did nothing to
> reconfigure the display properties.

I don't believe we have a definite fix for that, but now you have a
working system, can you please say whether or not you hit the Xpress
200m bugs I asked about? Especially:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=531383

thanks!

-- 
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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