Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 826778
Fedora 17 boots into a "split screen" (into left and right part) and not responding
Last modified: 2013-08-01 09:33:50 EDT
Description of problem:
Tried several times; 1 in 5 it boots and loads the gnome 3 desktop successfully, no problem. But 4 of 5 times from the first fedora logo the screen is split into 2 parts, when background image wallpaper appears mouspointer moves but no gnome menues shows and nothing responds (it is like the screen image has moved sideways, making the left part showing at the right side). Have to manually turn off the computer. With Fedora 17 Beta I didn't have this problem, did a fresh install Fedora 17 -64bit from dvd, aswell tried install from live cd both the same once installed. Don't know what component... so i post it as kernel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Standard Boot official release
Actual results: 4 out of 5 times Split screen, gnome 3 doesn,t load properly, not responding. 1 out of five times system works as it should.
Expected results: Operating system to load succesfully.
Graphic card Radeon HD 6450 default Open Source driver.
Which kernel are you having problems with exactly?
Does the 3.4.4-5 kernel update solve anything?
(In reply to comment #1)
> Which kernel are you having problems with exactly?
> Does the 3.4.4-5 kernel update solve anything?
I had to revert back to fedora 16 that runs stable for me, but today I made another attempt in installing f17 and the issue was the same from 64bit live cd. But after 4 reboots it booted properly so that I could make the updates. It now seems to boot as it should every time, so I think the... whatever update it was, solved it.
Created attachment 599548 [details]
Split screen img
Ok I spoke too soon... It's still messed up, Kernel: 3.4.5-2 64bit, with all the latest updates.
View attachment above, I'll have to go back to f16 again and possibly wait until f18 is released.
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