Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466686
Text plugin doesn't notice resolution change
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:33:32 EST
Description of problem:
When using the LiveCD/USB the modesetting drivers are loaded halfway through bootup, so the text progress bar starts in one resolution (at the bottom of the screen), but once the mode changes its halfway up the screen, and continues in this new position.
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So we already have the infrastructure to detect resolution changes. we just need to add a hook to the plugin i guess.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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Thank you for the bug report. It seems this particular bug was fixed for this Fedora release. At least i can`t reproduce it any more with the F10livecd.
Is it fixed for you as well?
Please feel free to report any further bugs you find, or make further reports if this bug is not fixed for you.
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Have just retested with F10 final and the bug is still there. Maybe this only happens if you have and ATI graphics card that is supported by KMS so the resolution is changed halfway through livecd boot? (When F10 is installed the bootup is fully graphical with no mode changes)
Tested with F11 beta, but there are no resolution changes during boot of the livecd, so don't know if the bug is still there.
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