Bug 79479 - 8500DV x windows fails to run
8500DV x windows fails to run
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 82776
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Reported: 2002-12-12 00:50 EST by Ronan Murphy
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-26 04:56:02 EST
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Description Ronan Murphy 2002-12-12 00:50:20 EST
Description of Problem:
X windows will not start with Radeon8500DV if TV module is plugged in on boot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot or install Red Hat 8.0 with TV connector plugged in to Radeon 8500DV
2. Graphical mode login
3. or Text mode login, then startx

Actual Results:
Blank screen if graphical login selected, cannot open x-windows if text login 
and run startx.

Expected Results:
Normal operation.

Unplug TV and video IO module.

Additional Information:
Firewire interface on 8500DV causes hardware browser component to fail.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-20 16:05:51 EST
Please attach your X log file and config file
Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-01-26 04:56:02 EST
TV Out is not supported on XFree86 at this time, which is why you are
experiencing this problem.

Closing bug NOTABUG

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