Bug 439091 - Graphics corruption on sis671
Graphics corruption on sis671
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-vesa (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-26 18:20 EDT by William Murray
Modified: 2008-04-09 10:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-09 10:39:27 EDT
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Xorg.0.log from f9 beta (633.21 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-26 18:20 EDT, William Murray
no flags Details
Xorg.0.log from fedora 8 (45.65 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-26 18:22 EDT, William Murray
no flags Details

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Description William Murray 2008-03-26 18:20:09 EDT
Description of problem:
Display is incredibly slow, small errors abound. Probably related to incorrect
display size?

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot laptop, Advent 9115
2. Use NOAPIC ACPI=off to make above work
3. Thats it
Actual results:
Screen corrupted in small areas. Really extremely slow

Expected results:
Working fine. As in F8.

Additional info:
F9 selects 
(WW) VESA(0): Unable to estimate virtual size
(--) VESA(0): Virtual size is 1280x768 (pitch 1280)
While Kanotix found:
(II) VESA(0): Not using built-in mode "1280x768" (width too large for virtual size)
(--) VESA(0): Virtual size is 1024x768 (pitch 1024)
Comment 1 William Murray 2008-03-26 18:20:10 EDT
Created attachment 299245 [details]
Xorg.0.log from f9 beta
Comment 2 William Murray 2008-03-26 18:22:27 EDT
Created attachment 299246 [details]
Xorg.0.log from fedora 8

This uses 1280 x 768, showing that the 1280 is not a problem.
F8 graphics works fine.
Comment 3 William Murray 2008-03-31 14:49:55 EDT
Test with liveCD from Rawhidr 20080327 showed a screen roateted
by about 200 pixels right, but still slow and corrupt. Not really an
Comment 4 Adam Jackson 2008-04-01 16:03:54 EDT
I'm impressed it works at all.

Looks like sis BIOSes are extremely unhappy with how we're doing VBE now.
Comment 5 William Murray 2008-04-03 14:13:03 EDT
Um. is that supposed to be discourging? Or does it mean someone is looking at it?
Its not good news with F9 supposed to be weeks away...
Comment 6 Adam Jackson 2008-04-09 10:39:27 EDT
It means I was looking at it.  And I even found a fix!  How cool is that.

Should be fixed in xorg-x11-server

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