Graphical boot not reached with nomodeset kernel option set.
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Does it work when modesetting *is* enabled?
If so, we wouldn't actually worry too much: modesetting is the default now. Really, the nomodeset test case only exists to cover the situation where it fails with modesetting but works without - that way, we know the bug is in the modesetting code somewhere. It's a kinda 'backstop' test case :)
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(In reply to comment #3)
> Does it work when modesetting *is* enabled?
Depends on your definition of "work". With modesetting enabled GDM does come up, but the display stops working if the user sneezes:
- bug 489907
- bug 473347
- bug 489938
Manually setting Xorg driver to "vesa" and modesetting to disabled fixes all the above issues. But then there is no acceleration obviously.
So basically, cannot enable modesetting, nor disable modesetting.
OK, but this particular bug doesn't trigger. Thanks. Just useful for prioritization: we would likely rather work on the bugs in the KMS case, then.
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
For anyone running into this bug while using nomodeset on an intel chip, a workaround is to add
Option "AccelMethod" "exa"
to the Device section in /etc/X11/xorg.conf. A new xorg config file can be created with
Xorg -configure :1
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