Re: Fedora 17 Beta Observations

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On 23/04/12 14:27, Mark Bidewell wrote:

>   So it looks for the VMWare 'vmwgfx' driver and it's not there (I'm not
>   sure if that driver is something Fedora would be expected to include, or
>   if it's a 'guest additions' kind of thing). Then it falls back on
>   'vmwlegacy', which promptly blows up.

Given that installing GNOME desktop and Base X via yum yields a
functioning desktop, I would assume that the driver is included with Fedora.

Well F16 seems to have drivers called "vmware" and "vmlegacy" and F17 has "vmware" only, all in the xorg-x11-drv-vmware package. Neither has a driver called "vmwgfx".

Tom

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