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Re: progress report: f12 beta x86_64 on gateway mx7120



On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 10:40 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 08:58 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > my biggest worry regarding this install was whether video would work
> > > properly (ati radeon xpress 200M).  after the installation (which
> > > seemed to go fine), the reboot brought me back to the firstboot(?)
> > > stuff, at which point the resolution being used was off to the point
> > > where the "Cancel" and whatever other buttons that are normally at the
> > > lower right were completely invisible -- they were clearly off the
> > > border of the display somewhere in that direction.
> > >
> > >   the only way i could get thru that firstboot content was to use TAB
> > > and guess which button i was pressing.  i eventually got through that
> > > and logged in, at which point "xdpyinfo" told me it was using a
> > > resolution of 2080x800, when the actual display res is only 1280x800.
> >
> > in addition to the root cause of this, which we're discussing elsewhere,
> > it occurs to me that this is probably also a bug in firstboot (or, more
> > specifically, in whatever WM we're using to run firstboot). it shouldn't
> > span the firstboot window across both displays - even when you can see
> > both, that's going to look silly. I'll look into this further and file a
> > bug if/where appropriate.
>
> Filed: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529045
>
> this looks quite icky :(

  ok, so this is officially filed, which would seem to make my BZ
somewhat superfluous as the BZ above has way more detail.

rday
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