Bug 435570 - (VIA chipset) openchrome breaks VT switching
(VIA chipset) openchrome breaks VT switching
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-openchrome (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Xavier Bachelot
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-01 17:25 EST by Warren Togami
Modified: 2018-04-11 02:58 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:41:28 EST
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Xorg.openchrome.log (29.59 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-05 15:39 EST, Warren Togami
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lspcivvv.txt (15.99 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-05 15:39 EST, Warren Togami
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Description Warren Togami 2008-03-01 17:25:21 EST
Using openchrome with full auto-configuration.  VT switching with CTRL-ALT-Fx
seems to do absolutely nothing.  I am stuck in X.
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-03 16:55:26 EST
Thanks for the bug report.  We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.

Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.

We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.

Thanks in advance.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2008-03-03 17:04:22 EST
I currently have no way of getting the Xorg log on this machine, because I
cannot get to the VT and X is showing me a desktop on a remote machine.  I would
need to install an entire OS on a USB drive in order to get this.  It may take
some time.
Comment 3 Xavier Bachelot 2008-03-03 18:04:59 EST
Could you please at least give a bit of details on the hardware (brand and model
of motherboard/laptop, variant of the unichrome IGP, output used (VGA,laptop
panel, etc...) ?
Comment 4 Warren Togami 2008-03-05 15:38:45 EST
There is no xorg.conf, this is autoconfiguration.  Tested it on rawhide, same

Comment 5 Warren Togami 2008-03-05 15:39:14 EST
Created attachment 296928 [details]

X without xorg.conf on rawhide.
Comment 6 Warren Togami 2008-03-05 15:39:39 EST
Created attachment 296929 [details]

lspci -vvv and lspci -vvvn
Comment 7 Xavier Bachelot 2008-03-05 18:26:59 EST
I do have a CLE266 running F8 and I don't have any problem with VT switch. As
the X server is started without a conf, could it be a problem with the keyboard
not being auto-configured properly ?
Comment 8 Warren Togami 2008-03-10 22:00:54 EDT
> could it be a problem with the keyboard not being auto-configured properly ?

The attachment of the log in Comment #5 has the autogenerated config file near
the top.  Furthermore, VT switching works fine on other chipsets booted with
exactly this same manner.

Have you tried starting X without xorg.conf yourself on your CLE266?  Might be
an interesting comparison.
Comment 9 Xavier Bachelot 2008-03-11 06:00:36 EDT
> Have you tried starting X without xorg.conf yourself on your CLE266?  Might be
> an interesting comparison.

Yes, I did and (unfortunately) it works... I did not compare the logs, but I'll
do asap. Maybe this is related to the DRI problem in RHBZ #207344.

We're currently busy putting the driver into shape for F9, it'll be nice if you
can give the F9 Beta LiveCD a try when it's out. I'll consult with upstream
about the VT/DRI problem when we have more spare cycles.
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 02:41:28 EST
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