Bug 353551 - GUI won't start on ProSavage video card
Summary: GUI won't start on ProSavage video card
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-savage
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-26 03:54 UTC by Chris Negus
Modified: 2009-01-09 07:20 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:20:42 UTC
Type: ---

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Log file showing how X fails. (35.72 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-26 03:54 UTC, Chris Negus
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Description Chris Negus 2007-10-26 03:54:01 UTC
Description of problem:

Installed latest rawhide after Fedora 8, test 3 from DVD
(rawhide-20071019-i686.iso). Install wouldn't run in GUI mode. X wouldn't start
once Fedora was installed. My video interface is listed as:
S3 Inc. VT8375 [ProSavage8 KM266/KL266]

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

I'm guessing the problem is the savage X driver, but I don't know: 

How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora release named as described above (GUI won't start)
2. Boot Fedora and GUI fails to run.
3. Unable to probe and detect a usable X configuration.
Actual results:
X server start-up fails with message: Fatal server error: no screens found

Expected results:
Should be able to start X.

Additional info:

Xorg -configure was unable to create a workable xorg.conf

Comment 1 Chris Negus 2007-10-26 03:54:01 UTC
Created attachment 238331 [details]
Log file showing how X fails.

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