Blocking radeonhd (was Re: Fedora 12 Graphics Issues: Cancel F13 and concentrate on fixing F12 ?)

Bill Nottingham notting at
Tue Dec 1 15:35:52 UTC 2009

Dave Airlie (airlied at said: 
> On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 08:07 +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
> > Well, here's one graphics regression: 
> >
> > 
> > radeon.modeset=0 worked around the problem.
> > 
> > (I'm not sure if it's filed against the right component.)
> Don't use radeonhd, the Fedora X team don't support it and never have.
> I'm thinking it should reallyt be removed from the distro at this point
> as it makes things worse rather than better. remove your xorg.conf
> and turn modesetting on and if its still horrible, then we can talk.
> So you've proven you can break your own machine that is all.

So, if our X maintainers won't handle bugs with it, we have a working
default alternative that is maintained upstream, and it's *known* to
be broken in the default configuration, why ship it? If we're trying to
focus on quality, I'm not sure why we'd ship something that's known

Hans, are you OK if we block this from rawhide?


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