how do you force anaconda to use vesa?

John Summerfield debian at
Wed Nov 21 20:54:13 UTC 2007

Jack Howarth wrote:
> Jim,
>    Unfortunately, adding 'xdriver=vesa' to the kernel flags that the
> installer uses doesn't help. I still find that anaconda probes the
> Radeon X1650 Pro and then I get a black screen. The weird part is
> that I can't seem to get to a virtual console after that happens.
> I guess I'll be sitting Fedora 8 out since I don't really want to
> mess with a text-based upgrade.

O Really??

Text isn't hard, and it's probably quicker. More RAM for the task at 
hand instead of looking pretty.



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