Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 495044
Xcorruption with ATI Rage 128 on Dell Optiplex GX240
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:21:45 EDT
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I get screen corruption (random pattern) when starting X, either via runlevel3 + startx or runlevel5. Console is hanged, Ctrl-Alt-FN does nothing. I have no xorg.conf. Updated to latest rawhide (kernel-184.108.40.206-52.fc11.i586, xorg-x11-drv-r128-6.8.0-3.fc11.i586)
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Reboot to runleve1 3
2.Login as root
screen corrupted, console hanged.
lspci | grep VGA
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF
Created attachment 338887 [details]
(EE) open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory
(EE) R128(0): No DFP detected
Created attachment 338888 [details]
related entries in /var/log/messages
kernel-220.127.116.11-126.fc11.i586 seems to have solved the problem.
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.]
Well, this machine has followed rawhide and now runs what will be Fedora 12 and the problem seems to have been solved in some of the updates.
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