Bug 249472 - Latest xorg updates break ATI Rage Pro video
Latest xorg updates break ATI Rage Pro video
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-24 17:14 EDT by Tom Wood
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 21:57:32 EDT
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X server log (49.41 KB, text/plain)
2007-07-24 17:14 EDT, Tom Wood
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xorg.conf (850 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2007-07-24 17:15 EDT, Tom Wood
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Description Tom Wood 2007-07-24 17:14:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Latest updates broke X on ATI Rage Pro

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

How reproducible: Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Do a fresh install of F7 onto old PC with ATI Rage onboard video;
2.  Reboot after install and watch X run perfectly;
3.  Run "yum -y update";
4.  Watch X no longer work;
5.  Frustrate yourself to no end running "system-config-display --reconfig" to
no avail.
Actual results:

No X
Expected results:

Additional info:

System is an old Dell.  Smolt ID is 4f3840c2-3916-4322-9de0-247ce8d286e6
Comment 1 Tom Wood 2007-07-24 17:14:32 EDT
Created attachment 159886 [details]
X server log
Comment 2 Tom Wood 2007-07-24 17:15:18 EDT
Created attachment 159887 [details]
Comment 3 Adam Jackson 2007-07-27 17:26:56 EDT
Can you isolate whether it was 
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2007-07-27 17:27:26 EDT
Can you isolate whether it was the ATI driver or the server update that caused
the problem?
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:39:45 EDT
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:57:31 EDT
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we 
are closing this bug. 

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