Bug 1002030 - X cannot render anything on ppc64
Summary: X cannot render anything on ppc64
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drivers
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-08-28 11:11 UTC by Richard W.M. Jones
Modified: 2015-02-17 16:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-02-17 16:57:36 UTC

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2013-08-28 11:11 UTC, Richard W.M. Jones
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Description Richard W.M. Jones 2013-08-28 11:11:45 UTC
Created attachment 791319 [details]

Description of problem:

Note this only happens on ppc64 when running under qemu-system-ppc64
with whatever is the default qemu driver on ppc64.

$ ./ppc64-softmmu/qemu-system-ppc64 -cpu POWER7 -M pseries -m 2048 -hda /dev/fedora/f20ppc64 -cdrom /tmp/Fedora-19-ppc64-DVD.iso -netdev user,id=usernet,net= -device virtio-net-pci,netdev=usernet

The ISO is from:

Nothing except the odd black line is rendered.

However it does appear to be working because:

(a) I can go to the text console (Alt+Ctrl+F2) and run 'top' etc

(b) If I move the mouse around and click blindly, other strange
black lines are rendered.

Even weirder, the exact same rendering problem happens when using
Anaconda over VNC.  I have no idea how those rendering paths could
be related.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 19 ppc64 install DVD (also netinst)

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. As above.

Additional info:

See image attached.

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