Kernel been built on branch xen/stable-2.6.32.x checked out via JF's Git Repo 
does work with DRM enabled  under Xen 4.0-rc7 on F12. (Radeon HD 4650).  
Appears to be in meantime.
  How much sense does make using rpm's based kernel with "nomodeset"
option ?


--- On Wed, 3/24/10, Jerry Amundson <> wrote:

From: Jerry Amundson <>
Subject: Re: [Fedora-xen] kernel- X broken 
on MacBook
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 10:36 PM

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 8:05 PM, W. Michael Petullo <> wrote:
> I just tried kernel- from Mike
> Young's repository on my MacBook and found that the video driver does
> not seem to work. Lspci reports:
> 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 9400M (rev b1)

Have previous versions of the xendom0 kernels worked successfully?

> The system boots fine until X is supposed to start. Once this happens,
> the console freezes. Otherwise, the system continues to operate and
> respond to network traffic.
> The last thing I seen in Xorg.0.log is "(II) NOUVEAU(0): Opened GPU
> channel 2." In a *working* configuration, the next message logged is
> "(II) NOUVEAU(0): [DRI2] Setup complete."
> There seems to be some related work here:

What is the grub.conf entry? Have you passed nomodeset to the kernel module?

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