FC5t3 installation issues with Radeon X300SE
davej at redhat.com
Sat Mar 18 18:17:02 UTC 2006
On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 10:14:51AM -0800, L. David Baron wrote:
> On Saturday 2006-03-18 12:40 -0500, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> > L. David Baron wrote:
> > >I just installed FC5t3 x86_64 on a brand new desktop machine with a
> > >Radeon X300SE, and ran into two issues that seem more likely related to
> > >that than anything else:
> > >
> > >(1) Neither the installer, nor system-config-display once the installer
> > >had finished, were able to configure xorg so that it would start.
> > >However, I was able to do it manually by doing "modprobe radeon" and
> > >then rerunning system-config-display (which in turn writes out an
> > >xorg.conf that causes xorg to modprobe radeon by itself). This suggests
> > >to me that something along the way (I'm not sure what) should have done
> > >a "modprobe radeon" to bootstrap the whole thing, but didn't. (And
> > >perhaps does for other cards.)
> > Ok, that doesn't make much sense to me at all. Dave disabled the radeon
> > kernel DRM module support for all R300+ chips due to it causing X to
> > hang when DRM loads if "Load "dri"" is present in the xorg.conf -
> > regardless of wether or not we actually ship the r300 DRI module.
> > So, loading the radeon module by hand should technically have no effect
> > on R300 hardware unless I'm missing something.
> Well, it did.
what does lspci -n | grep 1002 say ?
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