Fedora 12 updates-testing report

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Nov 17 18:16:20 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-17 at 11:03 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 17:16:17 +1100, Rodd wrote:
> > >  xorg-x11-drv-radeonhd-1.3.0-3.15.20091112git.fc12 (FEDORA-2009-11518)
> > >  Xorg X11 radeonhd driver for AMD GPG r5xx/r6xx Chipsets
> > > Fixes backlight issue, and other things.
> > Hmmm, I tried this build and it doesn't work for me.
> > 
> > It seems to want to, but I just see lines down the screen and a large
> > square enmeshed in the screen where the cursor should be.
> > 
> > Yes, I know I shouldn't be using radeonhd and that radeon is the 'one
> > true driver' but radeonhd has had some interesting power management
> > added to it and as a laptop user I'm keen to see if they extend my
> > (slowly) improving battery life and I'm also aware the pm in radeon
> > isn't great (or might be missing all together).
> > 
> > So, this shouldn't be rolled out as far as I'm concerned, but how do I
> > say so?
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I saw you commented in the right place -


but you should probably specify whether this is a regression, i.e.,
whether you have the same issue with the radeonhd in the f12 release
repos. If you do, then that wouldn't really be a reason not to push the

Adam Williamson
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