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

Bill Nottingham notting at
Wed Dec 2 16:05:10 UTC 2009

Matěj Cepl (mcepl at said: 
> Moreover, I don't know what's your problem with radeonhd driver in
> Fedora. Hanz does IMHO excellent job on maintaining it and it
> doesn't drag much additional resources on anybody (except on me,
> perhaps, because I triage bugs for him as well, which is the reason
> that this time I even a little know what I am talking about ;)). And
> of course comparing -radeonhd bugs ( with -ati
> bugs ( is unfair, because there are many more
> users of -ati driver, but at least it shows that radeonhd is really
> not burning issue.
> What's the problem?

Does not work at all with KMS, which is on by default; is unsupported
by the people that maintain the servers and the rest of the drivers.
Following a sane OAOO strategy, we'll get better results if we
try and get all fixes on a single driver path moving forwards.


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