F7T4 -- I tried the Nouveau driver from the LiveCD and hit major problems

Adam Jackson ajackson at redhat.com
Wed May 2 14:20:41 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 02:53 -0400, Miles Lane wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a NVidia NV31 (GeForce FX 5600).
> I booted the LiveCD, and it correctly configured the nv driver
> and set the monitor resolution to 1600x1200.
> Wanting to test Compiz, I opened System->Administration->Display.
> >From there, I selected Hardware->Configure and selected nouveau from the list.
> I was told I needed to log out to get the new driver running X.
> I logged out and then back in.

Compiz (and accelerated 3d in general) is not enabled in the nouveau
driver in F7.

Shouldn't have logged you out though, that's weird.  I'll check, but
please do file a bug so it doesn't get lost.

- ajax

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