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Description of problem:
Gnome3 doesn't start properly from the Gnome3 live CD.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get HP Compaq 6715b laptop.
2. Boot from F15 beta live CD
Cursor appears, gnome vertical striped blue background appears. Mouse cursor moves. Panel doesn't appear, just get blue background and nothing else. Mouse clicks are ignored. Desktop completely unusable.
Panel should appear at top. Mouse clicks should do something.
telinit 3, then startx *sometimes* gets the panel and activities panels to display, but then the desktop hangs with only the cursor being moveable.
Created attachment 493307 [details]
Created attachment 493308 [details]
Created attachment 493309 [details]
This may be a dupe of bug 683687.
Still get problem with latest nightly of Fedora 15, Fedora-15-Nightly-20110518.06-i686-Live-desktop.iso. Only way to get boot (from live CD and after installing to harddisk) is by adding "nomodeset" to the kernel paremeters on boot.
In my opinion, this is not an Xorg issue, but something about gdm or gnome-session. Reassigning.
I'm pretty sure this is an Xorg issue with the driver and this specific graphics chip. Problem also reported here:
Upstream freedesktop.org bug:
In upstream bug have found that interrupts are not being generated for radeon in /proc/interrupts.
Moved from gdm back to Xorg ati component.
I agree and believe that it is more appropriate to let it be resolved upstream.
We will continue to track the issue in the centralized upstream bug tracker, and will review any bug fixes that become available for consideration in future updates.
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