Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1002030
X cannot render anything on ppc64
Last modified: 2015-02-17 11:57:36 EST
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=169.254.0.0/16 -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
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19 ppc64 install DVD (also netinst)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. As above.
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