[hardy][livecd] xorg configuration problems on qemu-kvm

Bug #181732 reported by Oleksij Rempel on 2008-01-10
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xserver-xorg-video-cirrus (Ubuntu)
Medium
Bryce Harrington

Bug Description

Binary package hint: xorg

After some fixes in kvm part and in boot loader for hardy-livecd i able to run it on my system, bat there is still some issue making live hard:
the latest hardy-desktop-i386.iso ( from 09.01.2008 ) can't properly configure video driver and x-pointer.
any knoppix or helix livecd can handle so it is hardy issue.

Oleksij Rempel (olerem) wrote :

to reproduce this environment you should take newest kvm kernel and kvm-userspace because it will not working with version gutsy provide.
kvm kernel:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/avi/kvm.git
kvm-userspace:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/avi/kvm-userspace.git

Oleksij Rempel (olerem) wrote :
Oleksij Rempel (olerem) wrote :
Oleksij Rempel (olerem) wrote :
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) wrote :

Please include /var/log/casper.log.

It's probably still trying to preseed the input protocol.

Changed in xorg:
status: New → Incomplete
Oleksij Rempel (olerem) wrote :
Timo Aaltonen (tjaalton) wrote :

I've just tried to install alpha3 on kvm myself, and it does indeed fail. The failsafeDexconf -issues are fixed now in git, but the real problem is why it ended up there. It tries to use the cirrus driver, but it fails to configure itself properly. I used the xorg.conf from failsafeDexconf as a base, and it seems to require the modeline, defaultdepth and modes to actually start up. It needs to be fixed in the driver, unless I've misunderstood.

Changed in xorg:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2008-01-24
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-cirrus:
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.04-beta
Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

Can you also attach your /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Changed in xserver-xorg-video-cirrus:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

Nevermind, I can reproduce it. I'll have a fix shortly.

Changed in xserver-xorg-video-cirrus:
status: Incomplete → In Progress
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2008-01-25
Changed in xserver-xorg-video-cirrus:
assignee: nobody → bryceharrington
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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