Bug 11316

Summary: VBE hangs on tdfx card in Fedora 7
Product: xorg Reporter: lobzang <lobzang>
Component: Driver/tdfxAssignee: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: normal    
Priority: low    
Version: 7.2 (2007.02)   
Hardware: x86 (IA32)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 16399    
Description Flags
Xorg log on a failing fedora 7
Xorg log on a good fedora 6 none

Description lobzang 2007-06-20 01:38:25 UTC
Hi ,
I recently upgraded from Fedora Core 6 to Fedora 7, and now I cannot start my Xserver anymore. Comparing the log, I found that bitmap module is not loaded.
Looking at the package, I can see that libbitmap.so has disappered from the xorg-x11-server-Xorg (1.3.0).

Thanks in advance,
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2007-11-18 08:28:02 UTC
Not loading the bitmap module is not fatal.

Can you attach your X log from the failure case please?
Comment 2 lobzang 2007-11-18 10:19:12 UTC
Created attachment 12617 [details]
Xorg log on a failing fedora 7
Comment 3 lobzang 2007-11-18 10:20:02 UTC
Created attachment 12618 [details]
Xorg log on a good fedora 6
Comment 4 lobzang 2007-11-18 10:24:52 UTC

thanks for your reply.
I have attached both good and failing logs.
Indeed you are right there is no fatal error in the log, however I have a blank screen when starting X, and my maching hangs, so I have to reboot it...
FYI a fresh install / live cd on a fc7 also fails.

Comment 5 Adam Jackson 2008-02-24 18:11:33 UTC
Updating summary to match reality.
Comment 6 Adam Jackson 2008-03-24 10:48:02 UTC
I believe this is just another x86emu bug.  Does this work in rawhide or F8 updates?
Comment 7 lobzang 2008-03-24 13:05:04 UTC

This doesn't work also on F8 and rawhide...
Comment 8 Adam Jackson 2008-06-17 12:38:30 UTC
tdfx isn't a top tier driver, moving out to 7.5.
Comment 9 lobzang 2008-09-01 00:27:18 UTC

I just tried FC9 and this works perfectly :)
I think you can close the bug.


Comment 10 Daniel Stone 2009-08-31 18:32:59 UTC
good to hear. :)

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