[marcuscom-devel] Gnome3: Fallback-Mode?
mezz.freebsd at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 07:32:35 EDT 2011
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 2:06 AM, Peter Ulrich Kruppa <ulrich at pukruppa.de> wrote:
> as I can see gnome3 is heavily worked on and fresh ports are rolling in
> faster than I can build them.
I think kwm is faster than GNOME upload all tarballs as I couldn't
catch up with him. ;-) Don't ask me how many arms he has. :-P
> Just one question: On my machine
> (8.2-STABLE FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #0:
> Wed Mar 30 09:44:50 CEST 2011 amd64)
> gnome3 seems to start into some kind of fallback-mode (due to some kind of
> problems with my graphics-hardware) as the error message says. The result is
What kind of video card do you have? What xorg driver are you using?
gnome-shell runs perfectly on nvidia-driver, but I don't know what
about other driver as the 'nv' will falling back to classic session.
> a Desktop with a nice blue-pyjama background, a top- and a foot bar, but
> without any icons, dock-bars or any other nifty features.
> Most applications can be started from a classical menu in the top-bar.
> Is this the expected behaviour of gnome3 at this stage of porting or should
> there already be "more"?
Sadly, yep, it's expected.
By the way, I will no longer use GNOME desktop after I finish with GNOME3 stuff.
> Thanks for your answer (and for your great work, of course)
> | Peter Ulrich Kruppa
> | Wuppertal
> | Germany
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