Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439913
Live CDs - Default driver used for Radeon 3870 fails
Last modified: 2008-03-31 21:36:32 EDT
Description of problem:
The default video driver on the F9 Beta GNOME/KDE Live CDs used for the Radeon
3870 does not work. 'radeon_tp' is selected by default but X will not start with
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 9 Beta Live CDs
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Burn a CD of the GNOME or KDE beta live CD image.
2. Boot from the CD.
3. Wait through graphical boot.
After watching the graphical boot, user is dumped to console. GDM appears to try
to start X and fails. Starting X manually results in an error. Xorg.0.log states
that the module 'radeontp' could not be found.
User should be taken straight to the respective login manager. X should start
normally and without error.
Switching default driver to 'ati' in Xorg.conf allows X to start normally. I
plan on installing to the hard drive from the F9 install DVD to test that as well.
Created attachment 299785 [details]
ajax fixed this in rawhide already, I cut-n-paste from RHEL failure.