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|Summary:||Graphical install fails with nVidia Quadro NVS 140m|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Russell Harrison <fedora>|
|Component:||xorg-x11-drv-nv||Assignee:||Adam Jackson <ajax>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||7||CC:||k5di, mjs, triage, xgl-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||2.1.3-1.fc7||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2008-06-16 21:57:00 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Russell Harrison 2007-07-23 20:11:42 EDT
Description of problem: When attempting to do a graphical install on a Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Anaconda fails starting xorg and falls back to a vnc install. How reproducible: Always Additional info: Right before Anaconda fails I briefly see the message "NVidia Corporation unknown 0429" I also had the problem with a respin I made using revisor today. After the install doing a telinit 5 gives a blank screen when X attempts to start, and I'm unable to switch back to a terminal. lspci shows the device as: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0429 (rev a1)
Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2007-07-24 09:41:29 EDT
Please attach /tmp/ramfs/X.log to this bug report.
Comment 2 Russell Harrison 2007-07-24 12:27:11 EDT
Created attachment 159865 [details] /tmp/ramfs/X.log from graphical install
Comment 3 Russell Harrison 2007-07-24 12:30:18 EDT
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2007-08-27 12:07:37 EDT
Yeah, that's an nv driver bug alright. It should be fixed in newer nv drivers, but I haven't pushed an nv update for F7 in a while. I'll do that now.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-08-27 17:44:16 EDT
xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.3-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Matthew Saltzman 2007-08-28 18:57:24 EDT
The card seems to be recognized now, but when X starts, the system freezes solid and must be powered off to clear. Xorg.0.log attached below.
Comment 7 Matthew Saltzman 2007-08-28 18:58:52 EDT
Created attachment 177501 [details] Xorg.0.log for nv driver when it freezes
Comment 8 Adam Jackson 2007-09-06 17:19:28 EDT
(II) NV(0): Modeline "1280x800"x0.0 69.30 1280 0 0 0 800 0 0 0 (0.0 kHz) Somehow I don't think that's okay.
Comment 9 Matthew Saltzman 2007-09-06 17:47:02 EDT
OK but how did it get there and what can I do to fix it? (Or is it even my problem?) Turns out the system doesn't lock up completely, but the display does. The backlight is on but the screen is blank. I can still reboot with CTRL-ALT-F1 CTRL-ALT-DEL. The behavior is the same after system-config-display --reconfig. The vesa driver appears to work fine. The NVidia binary driver also appears to work fine, except that the brightness adjustment doesn't work.
Comment 10 Matthew Saltzman 2007-09-27 12:15:25 EDT
Still a problem in f8-test2 xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.5-1.fc8. Also a problem with the nouveau driver.
Comment 11 Adam Jackson 2007-09-27 13:51:09 EDT
It's not your fault. I was just commenting for my own benefit. And on rereading the code I think it's fine and there's just some other issue. Looking into it.
Comment 12 Rob Wilmoth 2007-10-25 11:39:52 EDT
I'm having the same problem in F8. Is there anything i can do to assist? Running F-8 Test 2, xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.5-2.fc8
Comment 13 Karl F. Larsen 2007-10-28 13:02:42 EDT
I have a small computer full of Nvidia things. My VGA device lspci found is this: 00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C51G [GeForce 6100] (rev a2) I think it might be newer than yours. My point is to say I have installed 2 versions of F7 on this computer and both were done with full video. Alas the image was not centered on the screen but it worked. Once installed the X windows is even more off center and supports just 640x480 image. After finding the Nvidia drivers for Linux then I can get a big image with millions of colors. There are a bunch of differnet Nvidia video hardware out there.
Comment 14 Matěj Cepl 2007-10-31 12:18:25 EDT
Rob, could you please re-test with the latest updates for Rawhide. Apparently similar bug 349201 got resolved now.
Comment 15 Matthew Saltzman 2007-11-01 10:08:03 EDT
Still fails for me with fully updated F8T3, as described in Comment #9.
Comment 16 Russell Harrison 2007-11-05 09:26:00 EST
The same problem is still there in the rawhide livecd I generated on Sunday November the 4th. It should be pretty close to F8-rc3. I can only boot the livecd if I add xdriver=vesa to the kernel command line. Should we clone this bug to F8 since the problem exist in both versions and rawhide is essentially F8 right now?
Comment 17 Fedora Update System 2007-12-03 06:41:15 EST
xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.3-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 18 Matthew Saltzman 2007-12-03 09:56:45 EST
xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.5-2.fc8 appears to work in F8. Hibernate still doesn't work for that driver, but that's probably a different bug. Any chance of an errata for RHEL 5? There is currently *no* driver there that works for this card--not even VESA.
Comment 19 Matthew Saltzman 2007-12-03 11:48:12 EST
I'm sorry, I was wrong. xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.5-2.fc8 does *not* work for f8. Could we have a release for F8 also? Or do I need to actually clone this bug? Thanks.
Comment 21 Matthew Saltzman 2008-01-13 12:40:53 EST
Just installed xorg-x11-drv-nv-2.1.6-1.fc8.x86_64 from F* updates-testing, and it works, sort of. The display does operate now. But there are a few issues I've encountered: (1) System-config-display hardware tab and lspci still report that the video card is an "nVidia Corporation Unknown device 0429. (2) When set to use "millions of colors", the default F8 background gradient is visible as a series of distinct bands, not a smoothly varying gradient. (3) I have not found a set of quirks for pm-suspend that will restore the display. Suspend doesn't work at all, in fact (see bug #254214), but when the machine cycles itself out of suspend mode, the display is black. Switching to a VC does not bring it back. The caps-lock key does not toggle the LED, but the keyboard works and I can reboot the machine with <ctrl>-<alt>-<F1>, <ctrl>-<alt>-<del>. I tried quirks s3-mode; s3-mode and s3-bios; and s3-mode, s3-bios, and vbemode-restore, as well as no quirks at all, and none of those worked. (I have not tried hibernating yet. I conjectured that if I could get a set of quirks that worked for suspend, it would work for hibernate as well.)
Comment 22 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:38:52 EDT
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Comment 23 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:56:57 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.