X driver/version test fails with Matrox graphics device

Bug #1655211 reported by Chih-Hsyuan Ho on 2017-01-10
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Bug Description

Steps:
1.Install Ubuntu 16.04 (with a custom kernel adding the mga driver support) and boot into system with VGA monitor
2.Run check-box "Test X driver/version"
3.Test result got failed below:
ERROR: No video driver loaded! Possibly in failsafe mode!
------------- VIDEO DRIVER INFORMATION -------------
------------- HYBRID GRAPHICS CHECK ----------------
Graphics Chipset: Unknown (102b:0536)
Loaded DDX Drivers: mga, modesetting, fbdev, vesa
Hybrid Graphics: no

Expected results: Test result should be pass.

Actual results: Test result failed.

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This specific test case should not have failed as the mga driver was actually loaded and in proper use.

Chih-Hsyuan Ho (chih) wrote :

In Xorg.log: That indicated the mga driver was been loaded.

...
[ 28.801] (II) MGA: driver for Matrox chipsets: mga2064w, mga1064sg, mga2164w,
        mga2164w AGP, mgag100, mgag100 PCI, mgag200, mgag200 PCI,
        mgag200 SE A PCI, mgag200 SE B PCI, mgag200 EV Maxim,
        mgag200 ER SH7757, mgag200 eW Nuvoton, mgag200 eW3 Nuvoton,
        mgag200eH, mgag400, mgag550
[ 28.801] (II) modesetting: Driver for Modesetting Kernel Drivers: kms
[ 28.801] (II) FBDEV: driver for framebuffer: fbdev
[ 28.801] (II) VESA: driver for VESA chipsets: vesa
[ 28.802] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for modesetting
[ 28.802] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory
[ 28.802] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for fbdev
[ 28.802] (II) Loading sub module "fbdevhw"
[ 28.802] (II) LoadModule: "fbdevhw"
[ 28.802] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libfbdevhw.so
[ 28.802] (II) Module fbdevhw: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 28.802] compiled for 1.18.4, module version = 0.0.2

Jerry Kao (jerry.kao) on 2017-01-10
tags: added: ce-qa-concern
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2017-02-09
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: New → Fix Committed
milestone: none → 0.35.0
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2017-03-13
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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