Created attachment 358652 [details]
Description of problem:
When "nv" driver is installed, but not "nouveau", Xorg server
(a) still attempts to load "nouveau" driver
(b) never attempts to load "nv" driver
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install xorg-x11-drv-nv
2. remove xorg-x11-drv-nouveau
3. restart X server
vesa driver used
nv driver used
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.]
I can confirm that this bug still exists in the final Fedora 12 release.
Fixed in 188.8.131.521-12 in F13.