right place for comments on fedora moblin remix?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 18:21:22 UTC 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> 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:
> http://fedora.roving-it.com/FedoraMoblin12-Beta2-LiveCD.iso
> and the fedora moblin page itself:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/FedoraMoblin
> suggests issues should be posted here or to the fedora-devel list.  is
> there an even newer spin i can test?

Not at the moment but I hope to get a new one out for tomorrow to test
that will have all the X fixes in. Watch this space!


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