[CentOS] Hosed by 4.2 [solved]

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 1 12:53:44 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 10:35 -0800, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Syv Ritch wrote:
> > I have finally solved the problem.
> >
> > The problem IS [present tense] X. X dies with the ATI card. I have 
> > tried changing the driver to ATI's, and still no dice. I ended 
> > cannibalizing an older PC and changing the video card to an nVidia 
> > GeForce2. Everything works well.
> >
> > Something's wrong on how X talks or does not talk to the ATI9200. 
> > It's not the driver because it happens with both dri and fglrx, so 
> > ...
> Same thing with the Radeon 7000 series...

This is a known issue with a patch on the 6.8.2 version of xorg-x11.  It
is an upstream issue.

Pasi Pirhonen (one of our CentOS developers) found and reported the
issue upstream.

In the meantime, I believe if you disable dri in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf
file everything will work (except 3D).

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