On 04/27/2011 02:10 PM, Adam Jackson wrote:
On 4/27/11 6:40 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 04/27/2011 11:35 AM, drago01 wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Andrew Haley<aph(a)redhat.com> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to run F15 beta LiveCD in a virtual machine, but I get
>>> a complaint that GNOME 3 failed to load and is running in fallback
>>> mode. Is there any way to make it work properly when virtualized?
>> Not yet ... the VM has to provide proper 3D acceleration for it to work.
>> Ajax has been working on making it run on software rendering, once his
>> work is finished it should be able to run in VMs.
> I see. This is a bit unfortunate from a beta testing point of view: I
> can't be the only one who tests preview releases in a VM.
Lots of things are unfortunate. This is software, after all. I regret
not working on this earlier, since it would probably have saved the
effort invested in fallback mode entirely.
I guess so. I had no idea that the Alpha I was testing was not really
the GNOME 3 shell, although I had received the warning about "fallback
mode". So I had no idea what people were complaining about...