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Bug 111948 - ATI Radeon All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro detected by redhat-config-xfree86, but fails to start X on AMD64
ATI Radeon All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro detected by redhat-config-xfree86, but fail...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2003-12-11 16:14 EST by Roger Chin
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-14 16:20:27 EDT
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2003-12-11 16:15 EST, Roger Chin
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Description Roger Chin 2003-12-11 16:14:54 EST
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Description of problem:
I have an ATI Radeon 9800 All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro 128MB on an Asus K8V
Deluxe motherboard with an Athlon 64 3200+. The installation CD
detects the video card as an "ATI Radeon 9800". It fails when
attempting to start the X module and defaults back to VESA.
Installation completes. First reboot, gdm fails to start. X fails with

(II) Primary Device is: PCI 01:00:0
(--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
(WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1)
(EE) No devices detected.

Manually editing the XF86Config file to load the VESA driver works.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Allow the installer to autoconfigure the card
2. Reboot after installation

Additional info:
Comment 1 Roger Chin 2003-12-11 16:15:40 EST
Created attachment 96483 [details]
Xfree86 Log
Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2003-12-12 15:21:36 EST
The ATI Radeon appears to not be on the certified hardware list for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 

However, I did find information on our hardware compatibility page
which may help you out, even though it's not specifically for the 9800

Comment 3 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-14 16:20:27 EDT

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