Bug 980293 - gnome-shell 3.9.2 and AMD Catalyst
gnome-shell 3.9.2 and AMD Catalyst
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-01 22:13 EDT by redhat
Modified: 2015-06-29 08:02 EDT (History)
10 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 08:02:46 EDT
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2013-07-01 22:13 EDT, redhat
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Description redhat 2013-07-01 22:13:02 EDT
Created attachment 767592 [details]
glxinfo output

Description of problem:
When using AMD Catalyst driver, the system doesn't boot up to the login screen (gdm). This is caused by gnome-shell not working.

gnome-shell's error message:
Clutter-CRITICAL **: Unable to initialize Clutter: The OpenGL version could not be determined
Window manager error: Unable to initialize Clutter.

The same driver setup works great on fedora 19 (gnome-shell 3.8), Xorg and OpenGL are both working.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-shell-3.9.2-1.fc20.x86_64
AMD Catalyst fglrx 13.101

Steps to Reproduce:
1. On System with AMD graphics card, install amd's driver (via rpm)
2. Reboot

Additional Information:
Seems like a similar bug occured with gnome-shell 3.8.2 in archlinux: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/35310
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2013-09-16 10:21:46 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping/Fedora20
Comment 2 Luke Macken 2013-10-11 15:07:57 EDT
I'm experiencing this issue with the latest F20 nightly.

gnome-shell-3.10.0.1-1.fc20.x86_64 
clutter-1.16.0-2.fc20.x86_64
Comment 3 Giuseppe Castagna 2013-12-20 17:45:17 EST
Confirmed on F20 release
Comment 4 kartochka22 2014-02-04 03:34:11 EST
Confirmed on F20 with latest 14.1 beta driver.
Comment 5 Paul DeStefano 2015-01-21 15:47:40 EST
I assume this is still happening in F21?  I get the same error from all other Glutter apps, so I can't imaging that gnome-shell is immune.

Also, why was this removed from rawhide?  How can that happen?
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