Bug 592155 - vesa driver cannot work with KMS driver loaded
Summary: vesa driver cannot work with KMS driver loaded
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-drv-vesa
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Ben Skeggs
QA Contact: Boris Ranto
: 592177 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-14 02:00 UTC by Ben Skeggs
Modified: 2010-11-11 16:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-11 16:31:05 UTC
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Proposed fix (646 bytes, text/plain)
2010-05-14 02:00 UTC, Ben Skeggs
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Description Ben Skeggs 2010-05-14 02:00:51 UTC
Created attachment 413932 [details]
Proposed fix

Description of problem:

xorg-x11-drv-vesa will cause very bad interactions with KMS drivers, if they're loaded.  Vesa should detect this and refuse to load.

Comment 3 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-14 03:49:51 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2010-05-14 14:37:30 UTC
*** Bug 592177 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 5 Ben Skeggs 2010-05-17 23:23:00 UTC
MODIFIED xorg-x11-drv-vesa-2.2.1-2.el6 is in brew.

Comment 8 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 16:31:05 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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