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|Summary:||Install has no X on PS3|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||David Woodhouse <dwmw2>|
|Component:||rhpxl||Assignee:||Adam Jackson <ajax>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2008-04-09 13:29:39 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description David Woodhouse 2008-04-08 05:12:05 EDT
Today's installer finds no graphics device on PS3. This was working a week or two ago.
Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2008-04-08 06:14:25 EDT
I suspect this is due to the du-kudzufication of rhpxl? kudzu has special cases for virtual framebuffer devices, such as the PS3 and Xen. The PS3 framebuffer shows up in HAL like this: udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/ps3_system_bus_ioc0_01' info.linux.driver = 'ps3fb' (string) info.parent = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer' (string) info.product = 'PS3 Device (ioc0_01)' (string) info.subsystem = 'ps3_system_bus' (string) info.udi = '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/ps3_system_bus_ioc0_01' (string) linux.hotplug_type = 2 (0x2) (int) linux.subsystem = 'ps3_system_bus' (string) linux.sysfs_path = '/sys/devices/ps3_system/ioc0_01' (string) ps3_system_bus.id = 'ioc0_01' (string) You probably don't want to rely on that though; if you don't find any other video cards and if /dev/fb0 exists, just use it.
Comment 2 Adam Jackson 2008-04-08 16:31:14 EDT
Fix for this (I hope) built as rhpxl 1.4. Please test, and reopen if this isn't resolved.
Comment 3 David Woodhouse 2008-04-09 08:21:11 EDT
I'm not sure that checking all HAL devices for 'info.linux.driver' ends with 'fb' is really the best way to achieve this. In some cases, the framebuffer device might not be known to HAL -- it's just a coincidence that it is on the PS3. I suspect it isn't for Xen framebuffer. It would be better to look for /dev/fb0 or in /proc/fb, surely? Also, X doesn't seem to be working anyway (with no xorg.conf)... (EE) Unable to locate/open config file Primary device is not PCI [New Thread 0xf7fed000 (LWP 23934)] ---Type <return> to continue, or q <return> to quit--- Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. [Switching to Thread 0xf7fed000 (LWP 23934)] 0x10084128 in chooseVideoDriver () (gdb) bt #0 0x10084128 in chooseVideoDriver () #1 0x100849c4 in xf86AutoConfig () #2 0x10065c88 in InitOutput () #3 0x10022158 in main ()
Comment 4 David Woodhouse 2008-04-09 10:54:33 EDT
[root@dyn-253 ~]# system-config-display Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/system-config-display/xconf.py", line 293, in <module> vc = rhpxl.videocard.VideoCardInfo() File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/rhpxl/videocard.py", line 183, in __init__ fdevs = [x for x in devs if x.GetPropertyString('info.linux.driver').endswith('fb')] File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 140, in __call__ **keywords) File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/dbus/connection.py", line 607, in call_blocking message, timeout) dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.Hal.NoSuchProperty: No property info.linux.driver on device with id /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer_alsa_timer
Comment 5 Adam Jackson 2008-04-09 13:29:39 EDT
Re-fixed in rhpxl 1.5. The segv when running without a config file should be resolved in xserver 188.8.131.521-19, afaik.