Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 452266
Vesa driver makes screen black on Fedora 9 xorg with via chrome9 HC IGP chip
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:44:04 EDT
When I go to start X on Fedora 9 (and rawhide) with the vesa driver then my
screen gets black and it freezes my machine (i.e. I am unable to kill X with
alt+ctrl+del). I have a Via Chrome9 HC IGP, ordinarily I would use the
openchrome driver but it doesn't work with Fedora 9's xorg either. Vesa worked
fine with Fedora 7 and Fedora 8 which used the older xorg. This is also
occurring on Rawhide's Xorg too.
I also opened a bug report upstream as I wasn't sure if this was a Fedora bug or
an Xorg bug.
I assigned severity to high because w/o vesa working (and openchrome doesn't
work either) I have no working X. However, feel free to readjust as appropriate.
Created attachment 309938 [details]
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