Bug 453272 - icons and text missing
icons and text missing
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-drv-i810 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2008-06-28 14:35 EDT by Saul Thomas
Modified: 2018-04-11 13:31 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:44:44 EDT
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log from /var/ (24.09 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-28 14:36 EDT, Saul Thomas
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log from /var/ (21.93 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-28 14:36 EDT, Saul Thomas
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xorg.conf (593 bytes, text/plain)
2008-06-28 14:38 EDT, Saul Thomas
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Description Saul Thomas 2008-06-28 14:35:01 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20080208 Mandriva/ (2008.1) Firefox/

Description of problem:
Installed Fedora 9 on a Thinkpad T61 64 bit laptop with an intel x3100 graphics card several days ago. The default language is set to simplified Chinese. All was well until I booted up last night to discover that all of the text and icons were gone. The screen looks the same as the screenshots on this page: http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/2008/03/my-struggles-with-f9-beta.html

This page and a couple of others around the web give me the impression that there seems to be a problem with laptops with x3100 chips running fedora 9. Though there was a bug report filed here: 
The report was closed. It seems as though the problem might not have been solved. 

Pressing ctrl+alt+f1 allows me to get a text interface, but once I get back into the graphical interface the problem persists.

I renamed my xorg.conf file and booted up again, but I have the same result--no fonts or icons. 

I will include the /var/ logs and my xorg.conf

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Actual Results:
gdm appears with no text or icons. If I enter my user name and password, I can get into the gnome desktop, but again, there is no text and no icons. I cannot type text, either (though I believe I can type Chinese characters using scim).

Expected Results:
The gdm and gnome desktop should load normally

Additional info:
Comment 1 Saul Thomas 2008-06-28 14:36:00 EDT
Created attachment 310512 [details]
log from /var/
Comment 2 Saul Thomas 2008-06-28 14:36:47 EDT
Created attachment 310513 [details]
log from /var/
Comment 3 Saul Thomas 2008-06-28 14:38:30 EDT
Created attachment 310514 [details]
Comment 4 Saul Thomas 2008-06-28 21:48:58 EDT
I'm able to get a normal graphical environment by changing the driver in
xorg.conf from "Intel" to "vesa". 
Comment 5 Saul Thomas 2008-07-07 14:38:10 EDT
I updated to the xorg-x11-drv-i810-2.3.2-2 driver in the testing repo, and then
changed back to the "intel" driver in xorg, but there was no improvement on
reboot. I had to change back to the "vesa" driver to get text and icons again.
Comment 6 Saul Thomas 2008-07-22 14:01:17 EDT
I just changed this bug to x11-drv-i810, because I believe it only concerns my
chipset. Please let me know if I'm wrong.
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2008-07-22 18:42:32 EDT
Yes, you are probably right.
Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 21:49:13 EDT
This message is a reminder that Fedora 9 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 9.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.  At that time
this bug will be closed as WONTFIX if it remains open with a Fedora 
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Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:44:44 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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