R690 Some Websites causes X to close

James Hubbard jameshubbard at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 12:25:36 UTC 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-11-05 at 22:37 +0100, Adam Pribyl wrote:
>> On Thu, 5 Nov 2009, James Hubbard wrote:
>> > F12 Beta fully updated.  Laptop/Netbook has an RS690 video card.  When
>> > I go to some websites, X will crash and will return to a gdmnlogin
>> > screen.   Flash is not installed.  The website that will cause this
>> > consistently is http://www.newegg.com.
>> >
>> > http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_e13b74b9-d72c-4a3e-8799-51a71354ad24
>> >
>> > Boot options
>> > nomodeset vga=791
>> Better to look into logs (Xorg.0.log and messages).
> Yep. Also, please try without those boot options, neither should be
> needed (if you need nomodeset to make things work, you should file a bug
> on that if you haven't already). And try with tomorrow's Rawhide, it has
> some significant graphics-related fixes.
> If you're still having trouble we'll need logs to know more.

I've not tried without nomodeset lately, but I did need it right after
installing F12B due screen corruption.  I've looked in the log
(Xorg.0.log), but didn't see anything that indicated what the problem
was.  I'll try to file a bug report later this afternoon.

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