Linked by AdamW on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 22:10 UTC
Fedora Core Fedora 16 Alpha is released today, featuring GNOME 3.1.4 with a unified input indicator for keyboard layouts and input methods, KDE 4.7, GRUB 2 on new installations (with GPT disk labels) and several other major changes. You can download it now. Remember to read the important information in the release notes and common bugs page.
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fast_rizwaan
Member since:
2010-09-01

I didn't say no developer had it but the ones that tested it didn't obviously didn't find any issues. Remember that driver issues tend to be very hardware specific. Your *specific* chipset (not any Nvidia one) has a issue apparently.

You assume that we didn't do any bootup testing but obviously we did and it was all done transparently as you could verify yourself by looking at Fedora test list. For your reference

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:Fedora_16_Test_Results

It would taken about the same time to report a bug as it took to post your reply here. So, let me ask you again to report it and hope you do that, this time.


Ok, there already exists a bug with F15 where normal-graphics mode crashes on live-cd, which is the same issue with F16

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=534141
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704998
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708004

So, it's a nouveau driver bug in fedora 15. when an already existing bug in f15 is not fixed , how can F16 can boot properly? In f16 gnome-shell handles 3d crashes nicely, that's why it shows "Sorry there is some problem", unlike f15.

I just wonder why these unresolved bug is not mentioned in known-issues, then as "some nvidia gpus lack 3d support"?

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RE[7]: no 3d with nvidia 9800gt
by Rahul on Fri 26th Aug 2011 01:48 in reply to "RE[6]: no 3d with nvidia 9800gt"
Rahul Member since:
2005-07-06

Not sure anyone tested this specific chipset for Fedora 16 Alpha but apparently not. I have added this to the common issues list based on your feedback.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F16_bugs#GNOME_Shell_crashes_w...

I recommend you update the bug report with feedback that the problem occurs on Fedora 16 alpha.

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fast_rizwaan Member since:
2010-09-01

Not sure anyone tested this specific chipset for Fedora 16 Alpha but apparently not. I have added this to the common issues list based on your feedback.

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F16_bugs#GNOME_Shell_crashes_w...

I recommend you update the bug report with feedback that the problem occurs on Fedora 16 alpha.

as a nice gesture towards your nice gesture, i'll check f15 live-cd also and report the bug. ;)

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