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Bug 192857 - rhgb and ati-fglrx have a conflict
rhgb and ati-fglrx have a conflict
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rhgb (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2006-05-23 13:03 EDT by Ankit Modi
Modified: 2008-03-18 14:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-03-18 14:33:57 EDT
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Description Ankit Modi 2006-05-23 13:03:55 EDT
Description of problem:
rhgb and ati-fglrx have a problem during boot. If rhgb does not shutdown then
ati-fglrx makes the screen blank.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use kernel 2.6.16-1.2111_FC5smp or kernel 2.6.16-1.2122_FC5smp
2. Processor Intel T2400 (Core Duo 1.83 Ghz)
3. Graphics Card Radeon X1400
4. ati-fglrx drivers from rpm.livna.org
5. Boot the system in runlevel 5
6. If booted interactively X will start nicely.
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Comment 1 Matthew Spaulding 2006-06-21 14:32:26 EDT
I am experiencing the exact same problem. I am running an Acer Aspire 5670
laptop that also has a Radeon x1400 videocard. rhgb works fine, but when GDM is
supposed to come up the screen goes blank. If I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then
Ctrl+Alt+F7 then GDM will come up.
Comment 2 Ray Strode [halfline] 2008-03-18 14:33:57 EDT

We no longer support Fedora Core 5 and I am currently trying to get my open bug
count down to a more manageable state.  I'm going to close this bug as WONTFIX.
 If this issue is still a concern for you, would you mind trying to reproduce on
a supported version of Fedora and reopening?

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