Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 241491
Fedora 7 RC2 no X with ati x1400
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:05 EST
Description of problem:
Booting the latest rawhide live dvd Fedora-7-Live-x86_64-RC2, leaves me with no X
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Boot cd DVD
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot the DVD, no X
Additional info: Some xorg.log's
Created attachment 155500 [details]
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It allowed me to do a system-config-display and see the visual tool, but after
startx it bailed again.
Samething happens with F7 but I have a fix for it, go back to the old package
that last worked, thanks to koji!
Alright I got it working again with the old vesa package.....
Fresh install of F7 live cd fails.
Once, X bails 6 times or more and you can login with root (no passwd):
# init 3
Add a mode line of 800x600 to xorg.conf
# vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Viewport 0 0
# init 5
Get a terminal
# yum install wget
# rpm -Uvh --oldpackage xorg-x11-drv-vesa-1.3.0-5.fc7.i386.rpm
What was the reason for adding the sync range hack?
* Wed May 09 2007 Adam Jackson <email@example.com> 1.3.0-6
- Re-add the sync range hack. (#235066)
* Tue Mar 20 2007 Adam Jackson <
- vesa-1.3.0-mode-heuristics.patch: If strict intersection of VBE and EDID
modes leaves no modes remaining after validation, try again with just
range and VBE checks. Replaces earlier range-hack and validmode patches.
I've got the same issue on my brother's Dell Inspirion E1505 laptop with ATI
X1400 video. I can also verify that installing the older xorg vesa driver
*** Bug 240591 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
xorg-x11-drv-vesa-1.3.0-8.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
xorg-x11-drv-vesa-1.3.0-8.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
1.3.0-8 works for me.
*** Bug 231006 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***