Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 496527
KMS:M26:Radeon Mobility X700 panel doesn't show boot and after boot
Last modified: 2010-05-24 15:23:17 EDT
Description of problem:
My laptop panel (1280x800 at 60MHz) doesn't show boot and after-boot when using modesetting. When I was on Fedora 10, boot and after-boot was shown on the same panel. The panel is backlit. I assume, from experience in with some older distros, that there is something wrong with the LVDS and/or DPMS options when booting. The system does boot.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have this panel,
2. boot with modesetting enabled
3. watch the screen
Screen which doesn't show boot and after-boot.
Showing the graphical boot, and later the desktop environment.
Forgot to mention that switching VTs does not show on the screen and booting the kernel with nomodeset does work.
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Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
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Thanks in advance.
I have now run http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_radeon_dpms and figured out that it isn't a LVDS or DPMS problem as I suspected earlier.
I found out this forum topic http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=202611&page=3 and then I did what most of the people said. When I ran 'vbetest' I didn't get a mode which supported my resolution (1280x800). I am pretty sure that this is the problem why Plymouth won't show at boot, and that after-boot is not shown.
Can somebody advise me more on this so we can figure out the problem?
Still these logs would be useful.
Created attachment 343943 [details]
XOrg log... (There seem to be 5 logs, each having it's own .old :/)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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