right place for comments on fedora moblin remix?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Sat Nov 7 10:21:36 UTC 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:

> On Fri, 2009-11-06 at 16:29 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > unsurprisingly, the fedora moblin remix does not play well with my
> > laptop with the radeon xpress 200m video.  i get a login dialog,
> > but with a fairly large rectangular box plopped on top of it, at
> > which point trying to log in as the live user just eventually
> > brings me back to the login dialog.  i can't get any further than
> > that.
> I think it's being done by the moblin project, so one of their
> mailing lists, I expect.
> I believe the appropriate action at this point is to debug your
> xpress 200m. With fire, and possibly a big stick with rusty nails in
> it.

  chances are good that's true.  what's curious, however, is that
*some* distros (debian, suse) work just fine with that video chip.
fedora, though ... nothing but grief.  go figure.

> (seriously - what date remix did you try? it'll presumably be using
> the same X packages as every other spin/mix, so if you got one from
> yesterday you might have been bitten by the X server horkage, I
> guess.)

  i downloaded it maybe three days ago:


and the fedora moblin page itself:


suggests issues should be posted here or to the fedora-devel list.  is
there an even newer spin i can test?


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