X on UEFI systems.

Dave Airlie airlied at redhat.com
Thu Dec 10 05:06:15 UTC 2009

On Thu, 2009-12-10 at 07:32 +0300, Vasily Levchenko wrote:
> Hi, folks.
> Currently at Virtualbox has introduced UEFI support in 3.1 release.
> But there is one issue with X server. When trying configure X with
> -configure. Resulted xorg.conf.new looks right except missed Modes.
> Observing code I've supposed that missed information should be somehow
> fetched from screen info (prepared by EFIFB)
> via ioctl(..,FBIOGET_FSCREENINFO,...), but for some reasons it isn't
> called and doing strace of X -configure the /dev/fb0 is open and than
> immediately closed ([pastebin.org]). So the question is what should be
> added in VirtualBox/UEFI firmware to get full xorg.conf? 

Does it not work without an xorg.conf, that would be the first goal.


More information about the fedora-devel-list mailing list