Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488809
ati R300 card not recognised by kernel 2.6.29-0.179.rc6.git5.fc11.i586
Last modified: 2018-04-11 05:47:04 EDT
Description of problem: with latest kernel no display found.
Booting with the previous kernel (2.6.29-0.159.rc6.git3.fc11.i586) works "fine" (not much performance)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot rawhide from last mass recompile
Actual results: no x
From the Xorg log: "Fatal server error:\nno screens found"
Expected results: x starting
cpu: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
graphics card: VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon R300 ND [Radeon 9700 Pro]
display: Monitor name: L90D Digital (with DVI connection to the card)
Created attachment 334200 [details]
Xorg log with failure
Todays kernel 2.6.29-0.197.rc7.fc11.i586 & ati driver 6.11.0 (3.fc11) work as expected (and considarbly faster)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'
Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
Could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[Note please, that this is machine generated comment for large amount of bugs; due to some technical issues, it is possible we've missed some of the responses -- it is happens, please, just a make a comment about that; that we will see. Thank you]
Closing as worksforme per comment 2.